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1880 June

Grout, Aldin

Autobiographical sketch

Springfield (Mass.) - Brief sketch of Grout's decision to become a missionary, arrival in Africa, and arrival of old age.

Aldin Grout Papers

1975 Feb. 27

Ireland, William Rutherford

Letter from William Rutherford Ireland to Norine Phillips Lee

Chicago (Ill.) - Includes transcript of letter from Aldin Grout, dated at Umvoti, 1854-04-22, and included in the Ireland family memorabilia.

Aldin Grout Papers

1835 May 20

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout and Hannah Davis Grout to Elnathan Davis

Cape Town (South Africa) - Suggestions for what goods and clothing to bring as a missionary. Uncertainty over how the missionaries will be received by Dingane; Dr. Graham has gone to investigate.

Aldin Grout Papers

1854 Nov. 25

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Adams, a missionary, is returning home and his wife will wish to visit missionary friends; the two Lindley daughters also heading to America. Charlotte and family are in good health.

Aldin Grout Papers

1880

Grout, Aldin

Incidents in the early history of the mission to the Zulus

Springfield (Mass.) - Lengthy draft of photocopy of Grout's narrative of the American Zulu mission from his arrival in 1834. Original of the manuscript is held in the archives at Yale Divinity School.

Aldin Grout Papers

1859 Sept. 13

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Thoughts of mother and home.

Aldin Grout Papers

1834 Dec. 3 – 1835 Aug. 15

Grout, Aldin

Journal (fragment)

Boston (Mass. and Bethelsdorp) - Journal of voyage from Boston of South Africa and early days of his life as a missionary. Possibly rewritten at a slightly later date from original.

Aldin Grout Papers

1835

Missions to Southern Africa

S.l. - Extract from missionary reports on mission to the Zulus discussing Aldin Grout and brother George Chapman and Dr. Newton Adams; possibly from published ABCFM report.

Aldin Grout Papers

1844 Apr. 29

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Cape Town (South Africa) - Birth of a son: "Charlotte's sickness was rather severe, of about fifteen hours continuance, but terminated favorably and as yet both mother and child are doing well. She has yet no milk and the little fellow apparently does not like to engage in anything that is to produce no important result, and therefore persists in a determination to get his living in an easier way than by... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1854 Aug. 30

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Garden; now includes coffee plants. An English woman is now living with the Grouts, helping to care for the children. Aldin learns slowly, "we cannot get him to fix his attention on his books..." Grout's station, and others, now look more hopeful, the natives seeming more receptive.

Aldin Grout Papers