Letter from R. B. Baker to Susan F. Baker Harding
AuthorR. B. Baker
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SubjectLetter; Envelope; R. B. Baker; Susan F. Baker Harding; Mail; Steamer; Lumber vessel; Lizzie Small; Ruth; Bert; Church; Kona; Sugar plantation; Letters of dismission; Recommendation; Nurse; Charlie Underwood; Dr. Albert Sherburne Baker
DescriptionLetter to Susan F. Baker Harding from Ruth Bangs Nickerson Baker – she was born in Dennis on 20 Feb 1845; daughter of Gorham Nickerson & Polly Young Bangs. She married Captain Moses Baker (1825-1873 - son of Joshua Baker & Eliza Chase) on Dennis, 11 Feb 1869. )She died in Hawaii, on 5 May 1928. The "Bert" referred to in the letter was their only child - Dr. Albert Sherburne Baker. He was born on 15 Aug 1871, and served as a missionary preacher in Hawaii.The stamped envelope has the postmark: 28 Feb 1916, Kealakekua, Hawaii," and is addressed: "Mrs. Susie F. B. Baker, South Dennis." The return is: "R. B. Baker, Kealakeku, Hawaii."
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