• Creator
  • Firth, Lila Hannah
  • Created Date
  • 1865-1881
  • Description
  • Daughter of James and Manerva Hannah who arrived on San Juan Island in 1864. She recounts the education system on the island, encounters with Native Americans, the hiring of a Chinese boy from Victoria, domestic chores and other details of daily life, local economic conditions and businesses, obtaining food, family illneses, the Hudson's Bay Company activities on the island, missionaries, childhood pastimes, a 4th of July celebration, neighbor... more
    Daughter of James and Manerva Hannah who arrived on San Juan Island in 1864. She recounts the education system on the island, encounters with Native Americans, the hiring of a Chinese boy from Victoria, domestic chores and other details of daily life, local economic conditions and businesses, obtaining food, family illneses, the Hudson's Bay Company activities on the island, missionaries, childhood pastimes, a 4th of July celebration, neighbors, murder of a local farmer, and local politics. In 1880-81 she made a trip to Seattle where she discusses her acquaintance with Robert Moran. She also reminiscences about her marriage to Bob Firth. less
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    Scanned from original text at 400 dpi in JPEG format and resized to 600 ppi horizontal. Saved at compression rate 3. 2003