4 Receipts for Expenses in Canton and Hong Kong, 1921-1922. Morris Wistar Wood.

4 Receipts for Expenses in Canton and Hong Kong, 1921-1922

1921. Morris Wistar Wood (1899-1980) was from a Philadelphia Quaker family and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in mechanical engineering in 1921. He enjoyed the opportunity to travel to Canton, China, where he taught solid analytical geometry at Canton Christian College. The school had established by the American Presbyterian Mission at Canton in 1889. Lingnan University in Hong Kong is a descendant of the school. Wood married Evelyn Byrd Page on the campus in 1922. In 1923, they returned to the United States and he taught geometry and physics at Westtown School in West Chester, Pa. These 4 receipts consist of: 2 from Honour & Co., Canton, for making 6 collars and mending 3 wood pants, from 1921 and 1922; and 2 from Lane, Crawford, Hong Kong, in Jan. and Dec. 1922, both times for restringing a racket. The Lane, Crawford receipts have an engraved illustration of their building. In Very Good+ Condition: one with a smalll faint stain; all lightly creased; otherwise, clean and solid. Very Good +. Item #008339

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