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Title: Richard Rothwell Jr, Canada to Rosa Rothwell, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRothwell, Richard Jr/15
SenderRothwell, Richard Jr
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
RecipientRothwell, Rosa
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 2621/3/2: Copied by Permission of D. B. Rothwell, Esq., Orchard Croft, Driffield, Yorkshire.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9007129
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by JM 07:02:1994
Word Count411
TranscriptTo: [Rosa Rothwell, Ireland?]

From: Point St [Saint?] Charles
June 9th 1864

My Dear Mother,
Last week slipped
by without a letter to you, but it
shall not be so this week. Last night
I went to a meeting of the Sunday
School Teachers held for the purpose
of organizing a class: not what you
would call a Bible class, but a link,
as it were between the church and
sp (this word please to correct.)
the Sunday school or Scholers [Scholars?]
who in the estimation of their parents
and themselves are too old for the
Sunday School and leave, on that account.
This is extended to fill that want so
that it will be what they call a
Christian union composed of the
four advanced classes in the
Sunday School, and such of the
young members of the congregation
who chose [choose?] to join. It is to be
governed by the Pastor as perpetual
Presid--- [President?] A Vice President
ap-ointed [appointed?] an-ually [annually?]
by the members of the union, and a committee
The meetings are to be held every Sunday
morning in the church, and usually
meetings at which are to be read essays
on different subjects, which are afterwards
to be held weekly, if they find that the
society is doing well and the members willing
to do so. Tuesday night. The post office was
read too [to?] which I had not contributed
any of my literary abilities but I could not
really keep from laughing at the way our cricket
club got taken off very clever I can assure by
miss Warren. She is very clever and has
done some very clever drawings when I first
saw them I thought they were engravings If it
is not to- [too?] much trouble I wish you would
send me one of your own drawing- [drawings?] in
water colo-rs [colours?] also one of Frances.
You can Direct to the Point St [Saint?]

Charles Post office, and you need not in Future
put on Fitting Shop. You sending them will much
oblige me. As I want you to let Miss Warren see
what you and Sister can do in that line so be sure
and send good ones. I am glad to hear that you
are going to Glenarm to spend your holidays and
I wish you a merry Time and hope that you will
enjoy yourself. Thank Frances for writing to me
and tell her that I shall write soon. Also to all
the small ones and believe me ever your
Attached Son
R [Richard?] Rothwell