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1856 Dec. 9

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin and Charlotte Bailey Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Continuing sadness over death of their brother: he seems to have known his death was coming. Have been absent from home visiting other missionaries; travel by ox cart and horse on roads so bad that Charlotte rode the horse and the children walked. Difficult river crossing. Visit with the Saunders, English settlers. Excitement in the Zulu country: the sons of Umpande (Ce... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1856 Nov. 1

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Sorrow upon hearing of the death of his brother; "as to your lost son, I suppose you feel confident that what is your loss is his gain...."

Aldin Grout Papers