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Title: [?], Detroit, Michigan to "Miss Weir"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, Mary/36
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.9904283
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:05:99.
Word Count392
Transcript th Jan 11 1892

Detroit Mich [Michigan?]

Miss Weir
I received your welcome
letter. We were anxiously
waiting for an answer
Lizzie had wrote when I
started to Goderich she got
no answer. She thought that
probably it got there during
the fire. We were so uneasy
about you all untill [until?] you
wrote. But they saw by
the papers no one was hurt
It is no wonder there are a
great many sick. The cold
and exposure Well I never
knew anything about it untill
[until?] I came home. James told
me he was going to send me the
papers untill [until?] I would see
it. I had such a queer
dream about fire when I
was in Goderich. I thought
it was hasty [nasty?] news I was
going to hear so it was. Mr
Reid put a heating stove
up in my room up stairs
for fear I would feel cold
The girl started it in the
morning. Well I dreamed
I was out calling and
some person told me Mr
Reids house was on fire I
thought I was coming runing
[running?] to get my clothes out
of the room when the girl meet me
saying it must caught fire from the
chimney the draft being left
open I yells get my clothes
out & get my silk dress out
too I jumped right out of bed
& awoke. So glad to see it was
only a dream Little did I
think it was such a fire
with you's [you?]. It was a great
blessing to think no one was
burned what was the cause
of it starting. You must have
had quite a time & with your
fall Miss Gadam & Miss
Late would be kept busy
Miss Harrison would have
quite a time with her folks
How did Miss Lovel conduct
herself where is she now
Did any of the hospitals
burn. Where is Miss Harrison
& her ladies stoping it must
look very queer now the
building. When are they
going to build again I
suppose this will prevent
your going to Europe. Did
you loose [lose?] any of your clothes
or did you save any or did
Miss Harrison loose [lose?] any. My
what lovely presents you's [you?] sent
Lizzie. She cant begin to thank
you & Miss Harrison for your kindness
Write soon hoping that
you are all well
Good bye