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Title: Sue Montgomery, Belfast, to Martha Warwick, U.S.A.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMontgomery, Sue/30
SenderMontgomery, Sue
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientWarick, Martha
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Carol L. Green, 334 Wyatt Court NE, Salem,OR 94301
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9807258
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 07:07:98.
Word Count396
Transcript3 Fern Bank Villas
Henderson Av [Avenue?]
9/12/1 [1913?]

Dear Aunt Martha

We received you letter correct [and?] were delighted to hear from you once more. I am writing instead of Mother as she is busy. I am sure it must [be?] very nice out where you live, you would hardly like to come back to Ireland again. Mother was glad to [hear?] you were still in good health, also that your family a [are?] all doing so well. We are all in best of health & bu [busy] every day. My brother San is married & has gone to [U.S.A.?] he mentioned in his letter of today that he was [visiting?] to you. How is Uncle & remember me to all [my?] cousins whom I have never seen but I might in so [some?] future time. Once more Xmas is upon us & it seems no time since last year it is a long time since [?] more [?] for an answer from Sams [Sam's?] [?] letter that is why I did not write long [ago?] Sams [Sam's?] wife is staying with us for a time she did not go with him to he would [see?] how he liked America she will be going [out?] to him in spring. Dear aunt it is now a long time since we heard from you we [miss?] all thinking that you had forgotten us altogether [altogether?] mother was glad to hear from you once more she is very well and looks all right my [brother?] at home Bob & [Willie?] are both young men [although?]
Bill a ship carpenter Bob would like to go with [Lizzie?] to America, in
spring but dont [don't?] know whether he will go or not so we will not have many at hom [home?] then Dear aunt I would like to see all my cousins out their [there?] and aunt Ellen & Uncle [?] [?] I have never seen their family [and?] grown up to how I do wish I could come [to?] see you all I would enjoy it I was out [in?] the country seeing all my cousins they are [all?] [still?] well as I have little more to say and as [this?] leaves us all well hopping [hoping?] it will find you likewise with love from all I remain your affectionate neice [niece?]
Sue Montgomery

I will send you a card from father & mother Robert & Maggie Montgomery

from Sue
Brothers Bob &
William killed
in Lord Kitchener's
Sam came to
America in 1912/13

To Martha Warwick
From Neice [Niece?] Sue daughter [of]
Maggie (Mawhinney) Montgomery