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Erwin Hart Richards correspondence, 1905 -- 1907
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This series contains copies of the correspondence sent by Erwin Hart Richards as treasurer of the district of Inhambane serving with the Board of Foreign Missions for the Methodist Episcopal Church based in New York City. Richards also provided an index organized alphabetically at the beginning of the volume. Topics of discussion include mailing mission papers and publications; acknowledging receipt of letters; and ways to raise money. The correspondence is quite detailed and includes some personal reflections on the people of Africa. Some correspondence is written by Mary McClelland Richards, the third wife of Richards.
This series is arranged in original order.
This item is open for research, but certain page are very thin and fragile, with some text extremely faded. This may necessitate restriction in handling and copying. Please contact Burke Library staff for more information.