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Title: Mary Kells, British Columbia, to George Kells, Ireland
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileKells, Mary Anne/8
SenderKells, Mary Anne
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPort Kells, British Columbia, Canada
RecipientKells, George
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopies Provided by Dr. R.T.B. McClean, 41 Deanfield, Bangor, Co Down, BT19 6NX, tmccwwore@hotmail.com
ArchiveDr. R.T.B. McClean
Doc. No.312028
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 05:12:2003.
Word Count330
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A letter, dated 12th February 1894, to George Kells (1854 - 1929)
in Ireland from his sister, Mrs. Mary Anne Kells (1859 - 1919)
who lived in Port Kells, British Columbia.

Port Kells
February 12th 1894

Dear brother Just a few
lines in answer to your
letter, I was verry [very?] glad
to learn by it that you
were all well as this leaves
us all at present thank
god. I often intended to
write to you I think I wrote
to you once since I came to
this country. I like this
climate very much it is verry
[very?] near like ireland I think we
will take a trip home before
long I would like to go
home once more I would
like to see you all again.
I am sure father & mother
would like to see me again.
I have not wrote a letter home
this long time I am going
to write soon to them well
george, Dickson is a fine
young man I don't know
if he does like this country
Well george you have done
very well when you have
got 6 children you might
send me out 2 or 3 of them
as I have only got one if
I was near to you I would be
after you to get one of them
for company for fred, fred
goes to school every day
he is doing very well he
is in 8 class., well george
I sent you to [two?] qpictures to frame
I don't know whether you will
like them or not I will send
you some more again.
I will send you my picture
& freds. again is to much I could
not get Mr Kells to get his taken.
I would like if you would send
me some of the childrens pictures.
Well Dear brother I have not
got much news at present
we have got about 6 inches of
snow today. we had a very
nice winter here.
well I must conclude for
the present
My Husband & Son
sends their love to you all
I remain your affectionate
sister M A Kells
good by
write soon

Mary Ann Kells
Please excuse my