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Title: George Barton, Brooklyn, New York to Cousin Annie [Weir?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBarton, George/21
SenderBarton, George
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBrooklyn, New York, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9905015
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 12:05:99.
Word Count304
TranscriptApral [April?] 29 1891

My Dear Cousin i once more
take the pleasure of ritting [writing?]
you a few lines to let you
know that i am well thank
God for all his kind mercy to
me i still work in the old
place yet And i dont intend
to lave [leave?] it to i am better i
think you have a pritty [pretty?]
hard life to live as well as
my self i think from before
you have told me your work
is not very pleasant it
makes me wonder at your stoping
[stopping?] there for a girl that
lives out here in the city of new york
i think they have a very good
time And there are plenty of places
for every one And it is
good and helthy [healthy?] here
all the time Annie i should
like to have you come on here
very much but yet in the other
(sic) hand if you like it better
wher [where?] you are i would never
alow [allow?] you to come her [here?] i dont
think that i would like to
go there to work with
A farmer i think that
it would come pritty [pretty?] hard
on me to do so [far?] i
think that i can do better
where i am at preasant [present?] you
told me you did not have
a letter from Cousan [cousin?] Bellia [Bella?]
for some time i would very
well to hear from her i
would like to have hir [her?] Adress [address?]
if you would send it in your
next letter for i would like
to right [write?] to her very well
My dear Cousan [cousin?] i
have not got very much to say for
this time And i must
draw to a close
by bidding you good
night And remember
me as you truley [truly?] George
172 Waler street Brooklyn