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Title: William Parke, Virginia to Mary Parke, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileParke, William/24
SenderParke, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationshop owner
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPetersburg, Virginia, USA
RecipientParke, Mary
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 1648/7: Copied by Permission of Miss M. Parke, 9 Bridge Street, Banbridge, Co. Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9403060
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 09:03:1994.
Word Count186
TranscriptJuly 21st 60 [1860?]
I got your
letter yesterday Dearest Love
& was delighted to here [hear?] you
& all were so well. [I have?]
only [?] to tell you not
to be in the least anxious
about me, I am getting on very
well & will be quite contented
now that I know you are
doing so well a Derry Steamer
brought your letter. Wm [William?] Mc--
& Lucy were very glad to hear
the news I have not seen
any others yet will write
you next week had not
time Monday, as some of them
are away hope you get
my papers regularly I [am sure?]
you should have got a letter
a day or 2 ago you [?]
weather very hot tho' [though?] we
have occasional thunder
storms Mrs Jas [James?] Lynch is still
[improving?]. all your friends
are well & constant in their
enquiries about you when
I meet them. I only gave
you £6 so you could not
have lost one let me
know when you want
more you shall have it
love to all kiss Robert for
me ever your loving
& affectionate Husband