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1883 May 27

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Suggests that Rebecca take of up the study of Botany as a healthy and fun pastime; recommends the books and offers to pay for them, as well as the use of his press and drying papers. He writes that he himself is busy cataloging indigenous flora.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1885 Apr. 13

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Back in Sapporo, Brooks comments on Boston's harsh winter, and how he has never known Sapporo have such harsh and damaging winds. Is inquiring about Rebecca coming out to work in Sapporo's preparatory school, and observing the development of Rae.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1877 Feb. 26

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Japanese houses; Japanese men and women. Kite flying. Sailing for Hokkaido. Visit with Mr. Yuchi (formerly of Amherst) to farm at Nanaye. Otarumai. Sapporo.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1868 Nov. 5

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Scituate (Mass.) - Enjoying school. "Sammie and I are in the hen business." Farm work at school.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1891 May 4

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Amherst (Mass.) - Brooks has one hundred chickens! (Also written on M. A. C. paper).

William Penn Brooks Papers

1886 Jan. 24

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - The Stockbridges lose their five-day old baby. Interesting discussion of late 19th century Christian religion that arises regarding the funeral of the little boy (for whom a Japanese Christian graduate of the college performs a service, followed by the service of a French Catholic priest).

William Penn Brooks Papers

1895 Dec. 1

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Amherst (Mass.) - Brooks is preparing to file a complaint against a man who unlawfully cut some of his woods down.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1885 July 14

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - We learn that Brooks and Rebecca share a house together, each taking a half. Also includes a list of periodicals from the Trans. Asiatic Society for Rebecca to mail to him. The envelope also shows the length between when Brooks writes and when it reaches California. Brooks writes on July 14 It reaches Hakodate on July 19 It reaches Yokohama on July 22 "Yokohama" is stamped again on August 8 It reaches... more

William Penn Brooks Papers

1883 Jan. 29

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Describes his sleeping arrangements and the intense winter. Gales have destroyed coastal railroads and boats, and temperatures have frozen many wells, including Brooks's.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1882 Apr. 5

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Washington (D.C.) - Discusses visit plans in Massachusetts.

William Penn Brooks Papers