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Title: Jane Houghton, Massachusetts, to Robert Moore, County Donegal.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHoughton, Jane/76
SenderHoughton, Jane
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDorchester, Mas., USA
DestinationCardonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland
RecipientMoore, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends, business
SourceT 2799/1/26: Papers of Robert Moore and John Norris Thompson Carndonagh, County Donegal. Photocopied by Courtesy of Mrs R. Moore
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9310023
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by C. R., 01:10:1993
Word Count241
TranscriptLetter from Jane Houghton, 37 Millet
Street, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA,
to Robert Moore, Carndonagh, County Donegal.

May 18, 1916.
Dear Mr. Moore,
I received a letter to-day from Charles Lynch of Miltown, who has some intentions of buying my place there. He tells me that he would like to
purchase the place, but is somewhat afraid of doing so as he says my Aunt and sister would make trouble Now I am going to ask you to inform me if there is any possible way that they could make trouble, and if so how they can have that authority. I am certainly the only one who pays the rent and
taxes, and feel that I had ought to be able to do what I choose with my own
You will greatly oblige me, if you will write me at as early a date as possible, and inform me if they have any authority to make any serious trouble for the party, whomever it may be, that purchases that place.
I have never quite understood how it was arranged in regard to the house my aunt lives in, whether she is entitled to it for a lifetime or not. If she is entitled to it, I shall certainly not wish to do anything,
not wish to do anything, but shall be glad to have her occupy it while she


I would also ask you to inform me in regards to this matter, as you
certainly must know whether or not she is entitled to it.
Respectfully yours
Jane Houghton

37 Millet St. [Street?]
Dorchester, Mass.