Letter penned from "Ralph" to his parents on The Central China Press letterhead in Kewkiang dated February 26, 1895.
1895. A hand written letter on preprinted Memo paper from The Central China Press in Kewkiang (now known as Jiujiang), with reference to their booming business- "My dear Parents: Just a line - Lou continues to improve and will doubtless be able to stand trip home. There is still some mucous in discharge. Hope you are well and getting weller. We still enjoy Titus. Lou reads to me a little Sundays. Business is booming - All we can do. it looks as if we must enlarge soon - Coolie is waiting for mail. Goodbye - with love Ralph. We hear that a new Sup't is to be sent out from home." Kewkiang was at this time a port with proximity to the green tea growing districts. The major Western industries were shipping, insurance and missionaries. 8 1/8 x 5 1/2", cream paper with preprinted Memo To/From section at top in English and Chinese. Minor folds. Very good condition. Item #22703