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1859 Sept. 13

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

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

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1860 Jan. 23

Grout, Aldin

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

Umvoti (South Africa) - Interesting state of religion amongst them: a week of fasting and prayer propounded by missionaries to India: members, male and female, were questioned and "showed a good state of feeling," and non-church members professed that they wished to join.

Aldin Grout Papers

1844 Apr. 16

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Cape Town (South Africa) - Grout and Charlotte are doing well. Has received a temporary appointment from the Cape government as missionary to the natives of Natal; hopes to leave for Natal.

Aldin Grout Papers

1845 Nov. 10

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Has been doing well, but warm weather makes him feel his age. Thanks for the package for goods from home: "We frequently now have an apple pie, as you do in yankee town... Sometimes stued fruit with sweet cream on it."

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

1883 Sept. 3

Kilbon, George

He hath done what he could

Springfield (Mass.) - "A poem read by George B. Kilbon of this city at Rev. Aldin Grout's 80th birthday, celebrated September 3, 1883"; from article printed in Springfield Daily Union.

Aldin Grout Papers

1894

Tribute to the late Rev. Alden Grout: Which appears in a South African paper

Springfield (Mass.) - Eulogy on Grout; from article printed in Springfield Daily Republican.

Aldin Grout Papers

1892 Oct. 22

Dana, J. Jay

Letter from J. Jay Dana to Frank Hugh Foster

Housatonic (Mass.) - Glad to learn that a memoir of the life of Aldin Grout is to be written; reminiscences of brother Grout.

Aldin Grout Papers

1844 Mar. 18

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Cape Town (South Africa) - Their mission has been recalled; people has raised funds for their support until a time when they hear whether the Board will allow them to continue. "I suppose the Millerites will by this time begin to ask where is the promise of his coming, and I am afraid that many will become infidels, and others that otherwise would have been comfortable, having waisted their subst... more

Aldin Grout Papers