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Image for 1942 -1949 ORIGINAL GROUP OF 12 DIARY LIKE LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A NOTED MISSIONARY BRINGING CHRISTIAN AID AND EDUCATION IN PARTS OF NIGERIA AND THE SUDAN WHERE NO WHITE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SEEN BEFORE

1942 -1949 ORIGINAL GROUP OF 12 DIARY LIKE LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A NOTED MISSIONARY BRINGING CHRISTIAN AID AND EDUCATION IN PARTS OF NIGERIA AND THE SUDAN WHERE NO WHITE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SEEN BEFORE

By: RUTH WARFIELD

Price: $2,385.99

Publisher: SUDAN, NIGERIA BRITISH WEST AFRICA, 1942

Seller ID: 0002274

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a super group of 12 fascinating, original manuscript and typed letters written by American missionary Ruth Warfield [born circa 1910] of the Sudan Interior Mission from northern Nigeria, British West Africa circa 1942 - 1949. The letters are full of insightful and significant entries detailing her life as a missionary in remote parts of Nigeria in the 1940s with the looming backdrop of World War II. Wonderfully detailed we learn that she travels by bicycle, takes her Hausa [native language] exams, mentions the conditions of fellow missionaries visits remote villages, a large baptis... View more info