Letter, Chefoo

Scope and Content

Subjects: 1) Constance comments on one of her father’s publications. See Appendix II. 2) The Lily Douthwaite Memorial Hospital now used partly as an isolation ward for Europeans. 3) Edward Groves goes to a lecture by General Booth and a glee-singers concert. What will the brethren think? 4) The parcel of presents for Pearl’s first birthday much appreciated. 5) Arthur busy as ever: Constance reads to him a C.I.M. history.

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Transcript available in J. D. Owen, J. Gullick & S. McClure (eds.), 'Married to a Missionary: Constance Douthwaite's letters to her family, 1887-1896, with additional letters from her husband Arthur Douithwaite MD', unpublished, 2009 [copy available in Special Collections Reading Room]

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