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Letter_01_16_nd.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to Ada Kirby talks about how he is recovering from illness and a leg condition, and will be returning to school. There is also mention of photographs Robert will have taken to send to his aunt.

envelope_06_10_1887.pdf
This is an envelope from Robert Lee Kirby addressed to Frances “Nan” Kirby, and dated 10 June 1887.

Letter_09_04_1886.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to his aunt, Ada Kirby, discusses a horse that Robert has bought. Robert says that he and his father intend to start teaching again. Robert mentions that Lilly and Bruce (last name unknown) said they would meet him in…

Letter_05_15_1885.pdf
This is a letter from Robert Kirby to Ada Kirby, written on May 15th, 1885. This letter is faint and difficult to read.

letter_03_19_1885.pdf
This is a letter from Robert Kirby to an aunt of his. In this letter, Robert discusses the upcoming end to the school year and some of his plans for what to do after he finished teaching. Robert mentions his Grandpa being ill, and that he wants…

Letter_00_08_1885.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to his aunt Ada talks about what has happened to Robert over the Christmas holiday season. Robert talks about teaching and how he only got two days of break for Christmas. The letter also includes mention of the murder…