West Africa Rotifimk, Si err a Leo^ie Octooer 9i '022
c/o 260 East Ilain St, He v/ark ^ OIi i o, U.S.A.
Dear friend Andrews,
Once again it ha-ppens that I do Bot haire a Hc^rark stre<it address, and so -^ niisi, aejid this in care of the pastor. I sc-e j,ri & recent paper i'roin Gol-anlnis thai Rev.Wright has been reassigned to East ''a.xn street church,I suppose that means another vnahinz, -iBSlinSj su0 ;¦', ©3 a fxi 1 year.
The on closed is the ninth letter to our i'r lends in the hoJrie churches, I am sorry th&.t it has been necessary to. delavit bec&iise of the siidden rtish of work d'aring the pa.Bt two or three w eejcs, v-'e have had .to prep-..re and to undergo an annual inspection by trie Iiritis;i ^;;nveriiin,er:t in the school work. We aade a fine ahowing — in fact the highest mark awarded 'by the r^ovornmeRt to elenejitary schools ii!. Sierra J,eone, the mark of " excellent,"
Then w© .U'-v e had a lingering oaae oi' aickness at the dispensary desorihed iri the enoiosed lets-er. This tine it was a yoxing Syriar; white wosnan suffering f rora t he last ata;?es of syphilia. She died early S-unday aomirig. She w&e in a frichtful eondition. Her left leg below the knee waa BO rotten th^'-t ii Me.d8 the whole rooa sriell l->adly. Much of tlie fl&Bli had decayed leaving only bare hoii«s and tendon©. The wonan s hitsbaiid died a. few weeks ago of the sarae thing, and her 3. it tie boy of ah out ten years is a.ire0.dy sxiffering from sypliilitic sores. This dise;..se certair;ly is terrific,
I aiifit not depress you with fv.rther news of this Sort, It all cones in a lifetiiie here, I a/a planning to go down to Sherige again this y^ oals. to help ray f r ien4,':^oS8elot in a ravival nee ting there, I hope we er-counter no ho re 8tor;ts on tiie bay, at ni^^ht, viV:>. ¦. high sea,
n-ivfc oi^r kindest r^z^'-'^'^-^ '«^o '"'^'^ oliurch folks. We shall be very giud indeed to hour a word frori yon. Are you Btill in the eliioxrical work?
/ Sincereiy yours,
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.