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Title: Anne Grubb, Carlow, Ireland to Arabella, Co. Tipperary.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGrubb, Anne/121
SenderGrubb, Anne
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionProb. Quaker (uses Pronouns Thee', 'thy,)
OriginCarlow, Ireland
DestinationCo. Tipperary, Ireland
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD1762/32: Presented by J.S.W. Richardson, Co. Armagh, Ireland.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9503276
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 27:03:1995.
Word Count308
Transcript[Jan?] 19th
John Fennel
Caher abbey


My Dear Isabella I willingly
comply with thy sister Lecky's desire
of addressing thee - although I have
the dull tidings to impart of
my beloved sister's [removal?] the
awful change took place between
10 & 11 0 clock this morning, she
peacefully & quietly departed,
a short time before she had the
children in the room & spoke to
them in her usual instructive manner
it has been a great consolation to
me to be a few days with her, her
mind was so calm and tranquil yet
she told me she has had many conflicts
& struggles - which she compares
to what Jacob had to obtain
the blessing, but all was amply
compensated by her sweet peace of
mind & full assurance of happiness
It had been indeed an edifying season
for I think no one could hear her
instructive conversation & fervent beautiful
supplication without feeling
[profited?] she prayed for her absent
relatives as well as those who were
present - particularly that her
own brother who wandered on
a foreign land might return to
the Land & be a comfort to his
widowed mother - she this
morning said - O Lord save the souls
of my Dear children, let not one
of them be lost - One morning
on the window being opened she
said - O the glorious light that
lights to freedom the children of
God - all she said was similar &
I hope when we meet I can
tell thee more particulars, I thought
thee would like to hear even those
few - which are written in much
haste - the family are in the
greatest affliction but pretty well
thy sister desired me to acknowledge
thy letter - accept all their
love & believe me with much
affection thy Anne Grubb
Maria Jacobs Dear Love