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Title: M. Savage, Detroit, Mich to "Annie"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, Mary/3
SenderSavage, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDetroit, Michigan, USA
Destinationprob. Pontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9904284
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:05:99.
Word Count477
195 Fifteenth st
address Detroit Mich
U. S. A. Detroit
Jan 18th 1893

Well Annie
you will think by this
time I have forgotten you
We are all well at present
Hoping this will find you
all well. We arrived home
Xmas eve We had a lovely
passage. We were 1 week
coming from New York.
We stoped [stopped?] visiting friends
in New York & Jersey & in
Buffalo & in Pittsburgh
The [They?] thought we were
going to stay altogether
we sailed on the 10th
of Dec John & Gelean &
the rest of the folks were
at the train. They were all
greatly dissipointed [disappointed?]
when you did not come. And of
course next day Tommy &
Bob O.Brien were here to see
you but no Annie They are
to have another great day
when you come & Pa was
so lonesome. I was not one
bit sea-sick. We had a different
stewardess a Mrs Willimson
[Williamson?] Joe or Dan or
Napolean [Napoleon?] were not on
Donald was in the steerage.
Miss Harrison & Miss Best
were in a short time
ago Miss H [Harrison?] thinks
you will never be here They
were in about 2 weeks
before I came home Lizzie
is moved unto 15th street
its a very nice house
You will need to hurry and
come as soon as you can
They will not let any more
folks come that has not
been in the country before
Its very cold here just now
and lots of snow all the
time. They all say times
is going to be good next
year. John is anxiously
waiting for your coming
There was a young man
came out with us he is
here. Theresa Smith is to be
married in 2 weeks to a
young man on the cars
the name of Wagoner.
Perhaps you will be marring
[marrying?] before you come.
How is Willie How is your sister
& baby & husband. How is your
mother & all the folks at home
I suppose you are almost
froze there. I was so cold
all the time. James is well
I was so sorry I did not get
a bit of [dullies?] I wish you
could get a little bit. Annie
I wish you could fetch me a
moustache cup & saucer for
Hugh I fetched one a piece
for Gelean & John & Nick
I thought I had one for James
but they made a mistake putting
it up I knew I had none for Hugh
I was so sorry & whatever it costs
I will pay you or two if it is
convenient. We got no blackthorns
now be sure & let us know
when you are coming so we
can meet you we telegraphed
to meet us hoping to hear from you
soon I remain your friend [M.Savage?]
soon &
send us
all the
news excuse
this scribble
from your