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1844 Oct. 4

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) - Charlotte has suffered another attack of dysentery, but is better again. The house at Umvoti is nearly ready for occupancy

Aldin Grout Papers

1844 Aug. 20

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) - Making their wagons ready: "We have yet no established government here and do not know for certain either how the land or natives will be disposed of..." Charlotte suffers some from having left Cape Town before she was ready; the baby does well. Living without a wife, with a native girl doing household work for him and living rough. Starting for Umvoti, a distance of about one hundred ... more

Aldin Grout Papers