AD833-99 (1)

Scan of handwritten letter.

Richard Scoble migrated to Nevada in 1874 in search of mining work. The 50 letters he sent home to his mother illuminate the history of life on the North American mining frontier and are a highlight of our collections relating to the Cornish diaspora (collection AD833).

Richard Scoble a dhivroas dhe Nevada yn 1874 rag hwilas ober balweyth. An 50 lyther a dhanvonas ev tre dh’y vamm a wolow an istori a vewnans orth or valweyth Amerika North ha golowboynt yns a’gan kuntellow a geskelm dhe’n keskar Kernewek (kuntel AD833).