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Title: Will. & Ann Forrest, Philadelphia to David McClorg, Templemoyle
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileForrest, William & Ann/24
SenderForrest, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationTemplemoyle, Co. Derry, N.Ireland
RecipientMcClorg, David
Recipient Gendermale
RelationshipWilliam and Ann write to her family
SourceT 1227/28: Photocopied by Courtesy of Mr A MacLurg. #TYPE EMG William and Ann Forrest, Philadelphia, to David McClorg, Templemoyle, Co Londonderry, 1 August 1833.
ArchivePublic Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.8905205
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log28:06:1989 LT created 04:12:1990 CD input 05:12:19
Word Count257
TranscriptPhiladelphia August the 1 1883
Dear Father and mother I take this
opertunity [opportunity?] of writting [writing?] those few lines
hopping [hoping?] to find you and the Famiely [family?]
in Good health as it leaves at preasent [present?]
thanks be to God for his mercies I recived [received?]
your letter from John Deran witch [which?] gave us
a great Deal of Satisfaction to hear you
were all Brother John has wrote to William
to the [bac?] coantries [countries?] for [?] [?] and
come on in spring and stopped one
weak [week?] with me and he went out the
second of aperill [April?] for new york and I
sent Johns watch here I did not like to
trust with any other body I recived [received?] one
from william shortly john and him was
was both well and we intend to write
shortly he said he woud [would?] come back
her [here?] winter to see us if he was well we
have als [also?] acount [account?] from Robert that he was
well and is in the state of new york
[?] and james is well and has got
maried [married?] Nanc[y?] and Mr anderson son is well and
Famely [family?] the winter hear [here?] has been verry [very?]
Favourable in this countree [country?] the are pease [peace?]
and pleanty [plenty?] margre ann [Margaret Ann?] car is well and
also John and Alexander Dunlop
is well and George Forrest is well
No more at preasent [present?] but Remanes [remains?]
loving son and Duaghter to death
Remember me to all enquiring Friends
William and Ann Forrest.