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Title: Mary Irvine, Cambridge, Mass., To Eliz. Graham, Co Antrim
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileIrvine, Mary/24
SenderIrvine, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCambridge, Mass., USA
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientGraham, Elizabeth
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT.1792/2: Copied by Permission of Mr Wm Graham, Decd. Kildrum House, Kells, Co Antrim, Ireland. #TYPE EMG Letter Containing Family News From Mary Irvine [Cambridge, Mass.?]. To Elizabeth Graham, Andraid, Co Antrim, Ireland. May 1805.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8811035
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log05:12:1988 GC created 07:09:1989 ET input 07:09:19
Word Count331
TranscriptDear Sister
I have often wrote to you and have received
No answers not noing [knowing?] as they ever reached you.
I now write again of the death of our much
honered [honoured?] Mother, she died the 28th of December
in the year 1803 After a short sore sickness of two
Days, about the last of october she was ceased [stained]
[stained] still up and able to take [stained] which continued by
[stained] cheerfull [cheerful?], as pleasant as and spoke plain to
[stained] expecting Death and [stained]
[stained] herself to god in the hopes of a Glorious [stained]
she talked much of you and [sister?] peggy and longed
to hear from you. Brother william and sister Margaret
were [so?] very kind to her sister Charity, - Margaret
McClean and [?] were with her steady during her
Last days, she was still much respected by all her friends and
Neighbours [?] the largest Funeral that ever was
in [Cambridge?] [she?] was laid in our Fathers Grave
William [?] died 30th day of January last.
Cousin Oliver Whiteside Died last summer he left a wife
and 2 children and one born since his Death Brother
William and family is well. Brother William & family &
connections are well, Only sister Charity is still
poorly Whiteside hill and Charity Millar was married
last winter. Brother Hills family and connections are
Well John and William Gallansays families are well
Samuel Grahams family is well John Hills family
are well the [Telfords?] and Peter McAuley and famelys [families?]
[?] [?] [?] Bainey William Mc[?] and
Uncle Mathes David Mathes families and connections are well
Andrew [Agnew?] is well and still lives with us. We are all
Well my husband joins in love to you and family
Dear sister write to me every oppotunity [opportunity?] you have for I
long much to hear from you all , give my Love to all
my friends and acquaintance no more but remains
your loving sister unto Death Mary Irvine
[7th?] May
[?] 1805