Letter from Norman Mellor (Las Vegas, New Mexico) to His Parents

Scope and Content

Probably their first letter from him. He relates that he has travelled 'through Canada and the States' and that he is going to Arizona. He gives a general picture of life, for example prices, wages, the violence of life, and the ever present threat of Indians. He is not finding life easy and has aspirations to travel to Australia in search of his fortune before returning home. He gives an address for correspondence which is San Francisco