Letter, Chefoo

Scope and Content

Subjects: 1) Constance pleased with fans painted by Irene and Miss Williams. 2) Neither Constance nor Arthur in the best of health; he needs a holiday. 3) Petty pilfering by Chinese servants is a worry to Constance. 4) A present of £3 from a supporter to be acknowledged. 5) Pearl fascinated by Mrs Hunter’s baby and also her tablecloth.

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Alternative Form Available

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Douthwaite's letters to her family, 1887-1896, with additional letters from her husband Arthur Douithwaite MD', unpublished, 2009 [copy available in Special Collections Reading Room]

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