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Title: Mrs Mary Ann Hawkins, Montreal to Her sister, Susan.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHawkins, Mary Ann/5
SenderHawkins, Mary Ann
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD1196/20: Presented by Miss A. Kershaw, 19,Circular Rd. Belfast
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9410219
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT/JW, 13:10:1994.
Word Count320
Transcript Feb 28

My dear Sister
I call upon you again
for a letter from you
whould [would?] give me much
pleashure [pleasure?] as I am verry [very?]
lonely in a strainge [strange?] land
Is not a verry [very?] nice thing
and my health is very
bad and I have 4 little
Childrens tempers to
contend with does not
ad [add?] improvements to it
My dear Sister I think
It is almost 2 years since
I herd [heard?] from you i [have?]
anchously [anxiously?] looking for an
awncer [answer?] to my letters as
I have sent you 2 and
one to Dear Mother since
I received yours and
Have not received a line
from Either i did expect
to hear from you as you
said when I awncer [answer?] your
Letter you Had something
to tell me I have been
longing to know
what it is Alfred is away
in the States I think you
told me John Murrell
was in the States when
you write you might
send his address if it
is anny [any?] where near
where he is he might
call on him Dear Susan
I hope you and your little
family are all well not
forgetting my Dear Brother
I mean Mr Alfred Bucksham
If he will allow me to
Call him as such if so
kiss him for me
as I am to far away
I should rob you of one
kiss the little ones for anty [aunty?]
Dear Sister how I whould [would?]
Love to see you and them
all If poor Dear Mother
Is liveing [living?] send my love
to her but I fear she may
Be dead or she whould [would?]
Have answered my letters
there is not a day pass
that I do not think of you
all my love to aunt Murrell
and all that I know in
relationship Do write to me
soon theres a Dear Girl
and send all the news