Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 21 September 1897
 


Citation

“Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 21 September 1897,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 18, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14973.


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Title

Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 21 September 1897

Description

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, these photos are not included in the letter. Emma frequently asks her aunt for butter, and this letter explains her constant need. Emma runs a boarding house and they need a great deal of goods that Emma’s farm cannot produce, and they can’t afford them all the time in town do to cost.

Subject

Boardinghouses
Butter

Date

1897-09-21

Format

PDF
Letters (Correspondence)

Extent

4 pages

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

2012_045_1897_0921

Coverage

Ashe County (N.C.)

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4453028/ashe-county.html

Temporal Coverage

1890s

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