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Title: Letter from Noble Beatty to his brothers in America
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBeatty, Noble/13
SenderBeatty, Noble
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCorlough, Co. Fermanagh, N. Ireland
DestinationNYC, USA
RecipientBeatty, William R.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 3561/A/18 Papers of Prof. E.R.R. Green. Presented by Miss I. Embleton, Ulster-Scot Historical Society
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9311526
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by C. McK,. 19:11:19
Word Count303

Papers of Prof. E.R.R. Green.

[The following letters were sent to Dr. Green by Miss I.
Embleton, secretary to the Ulster-Scot Historical Society,
Chichester Street, Belfast. She received them in connection
with a request for family research from Mr. E. G. Burnside
of Toronto, Canada. The Beatty family concerned were settled
in Corlough, Aghalurcher Parish, County Fermanagh, in early
18th century.]
June 5th, 1874.
Dear brothers, I sit down for the first opportunity to
write yous (sic) a few lines to let you know I am well
hoping to find yous (sic) in the same we were very (sic)
to hear from you and hear you talking about coming home
for I would like to see you both Mother would like to
see you for she says that many a time she prayed for
yous (sic) and she thinks the Lord heard her prayer.
Dear brothers William is far from us today he is in New
York two years again October next he is doing well he is
with cousin Scholars he is a good schollar [scholar ?]
the crops are doing very well this season let me know
what kind of crops there is there I spoiled that writing
for my hand is getting out of practise [practice].
Our country is mending (sic) please James let me know
where you where them two years and not be sending half
a sheet but every one of yous (sic) send a sheet and
writ [write ?] very soon there is a good deal gooing out
to America from this country on the cheap passage George
and John are well and Cousins are well I would not Know
yous (sic) if I were to see yous (sic) would not know
the country it is improved let me know is there any
churches there or places of worship I would like yous
(sic) to write to brother William he would be very glad
to heare [hear ?] from yous (sic) well his directions
or adress [address ?] is this
William Ritchard [Richard ?] Beatty
No. 370...9th Avenue
New York

Please excuse me for this scribble so no more at present
but remains your brother write soon. adieu
Noble Beatty