Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 17 October 1897
 


Citation

“Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 17 October 1897,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed April 12, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14974.


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Title

Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 17 October 1897

Description

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 closes with a rant about her indentured servant, whom she greatly despises.

Subject

Prices
Indentured servants

Date

1897-10-17

Format

PDF
Letters (Correspondence)

Extent

7 pages

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

2012_045_1897_1017

Coverage

Ashe County (N.C.)

Spatial Coverage

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

Temporal Coverage

1890s

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