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2012_045_1899_0911.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses maintaining her home and how her baby is. The Martin family has a large house, which Emma finds hard to maintain, and the baby, whom she spoils, takes a lot…

2012_045_1898_0324.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, her aunt. The letter focuses on domestic affairs, such as the household budget, family, and upcoming trips, along with various friends’ correspondence.

2012_045_1898_0117.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses two things primarily, butter and other household items. Betty sent Emma several pounds of butter as part of a long-running exchange of goods they have set up,…

2012_045_1897_1022.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. In this letter, Emma writes about domestic business such as dressmaking and shoes. This is the subject of the majority of Emma’s letters, however, this letter also mentions that…

2012_045_1897_1017.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter opens as usual for Emma, writing about the price of butter, fabric, and postage. Emma also mentions her youngest child, Virginia, who is healthy and playful. The letter…

2012_045_1897_0921.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt, Betty Kirby Eller. The letter is brief for Emma, and mentions that her daughter Virginia has a cold. The letter also makes references to enclosed photos of Emma’s husband and daughter, however,…

2012_045_1897_0311.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. Emma writes about her loneliness since her husband, whom she refers to as ‘Dr.’, has gone to Baltimore for several weeks for a medical course. She has friends stay with her to…

2012_045_1896_0701.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses butter and its forms and the consequences of shipping lots of butter.

2012_045_1896_0521.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses various affairs such as butter and ham Emma wants to buy or trade with her aunt. She offers her aunt curtains she is sewing for the butter. Emma goes on to…