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Title: Eleen [Ellen?] Quin, Barrytown, to Her Mother.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileQuin, Eleen/30
SenderQuin, Eleen (Ellen?)
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBarrytown, New York, USA
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD 1819/2: Presented by Samuel Park, Esq., The Square, Stewartstown, County Tyrone, [Ireland?].
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9012058
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by S.K., 17:01:1994.
Word Count299
TranscriptDear mother i write to you now
hopeing [hoping?] to find you in good health
as this leaves me at present Dear
mother i beg your pardon and
hope you will forgive me for
taking Arthur away from you but
i dun [done?] it for the better for he can
do a great deal better here and his
family. he says he will be going
home in a year or so with his fortune
made and to take good care
of the place dear mother
I am talking myself about
taking a trip home this spring
to see you all their [there?] is nothing
will give me more pleasure
than to see you all I have
great company since Arthur
and the family has come
here I see them every
night I teell [tell?] you we have
some quare old chats about
home dear mother I send
you but a very small sum of one
pound for pocket money for your
self [yourself?] i know you do not stand
in any nead [need?] of it for Arthur
teels [tells?] me that he has left
you at a good [----?] I hope
that god will reward yous [you all?]
for all for the kindness
that you show to her
and i hope to see you
all soon Dear mother
Dear mother i want
you to drink our healths
as soon as you receive this
letter in hopes [hope?] that we
will all soon meet I
send my love to you and
all my brothers and sisters
and to all the children
no more at present
but remains your
affectionate daughter
Eleen Quin

write as soon as you
get this letter and
let us know how you
are all doing
Barrytown [Duchescou-?]
State of Newyork [New York?]
for Arthur Quin