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Title: John Killen, Co. Donegal to Mrs Corbitt, Canada.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileKillen, John/29
SenderKillen, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationprob. farmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCo. Donegal, Ireland
RecipientMrs Corbitt
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 3740/1.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9405119
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 03:05:1994.
Word Count204
TranscriptTo: Mrs Corbitt,

From: John Killen,
Green Hill [Greenhill?],
County Donegal,

Green Hill [Greenhill?] July 5 1895

Dear Mrs Corbitt
I recd [received?] your welcome letter to me it has gladend [gladdened?]
me to hear from you and your familey [family?] and Sam I
was cast down thinking about Sam but your letter has revived me I hope
you will rite [write?] often to me and let me kno [know?] how you are
geting [getting?] along how babey [baby?] is I am glad to hear that it
is a fine Child dont think to mutch [much?] about it for fear it would
be taken away from you
Contentment in this life with good health and the love of God in the
heart is a great gift and a blessing may god give it to you and your
familey [family?] I will send the daughter a book the first time I am in
Derrey [Derry?] I think it will be the Tales of a grandfather I kno [know?]
it will be interesting to a grand daughter [granddaughter?] we had a
verey [very?] cold winter but the summer is good the crops are good and
will be Earley [Early?] I was over in the forge last night the [they?] got
a letter from you the next day that I got mine
[John Killen?]