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Title: Mary [?], Detroit to "Miss Weir"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, Mary/84
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.9904057
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 07:04:99.
Word Count426
Transcript Detroit Nov 8th 1891

Miss Weir

Dear friend I received your
kind letter. We are always
so glad to hear from you
& sister Harrison. Lizzie is
just terrible with toothache them
teeth are all decayed to [the?]
roots. Well when we get a
letter from you's, Lizzie and
I have such a time planing [planning?]
Well she says its to [too?] far
for Miss Harrison & her to
let you and I go to the old
country without them
She says they could not trust
us. She says we'll have to
take Miss Harrison along too
She says, she supposes James
& you would be sparking all
the time. She is just teasing
me she says wait until you's
come in Miss Harrison and her
will be saying the folks on
the boat will say thats two
married couple. Miss Weir
I only wish we were ready
to go. Well I am waiting every
day for a letter & one of Daddys
books. I was up at Nicks
yesterday. he had just came
home from shooting ducks
They had a steam yacht
They had a great time I heard
him telling a man. They fetched
a man to cook. And he cooked
fish & potatoes with their jackets
on. nothing tasted so good
as them. We would have
wanted some buttermilk
but we'll get that in Ireland
How is Miss Harrison busy as
a nailer I suppose How is Janey
Mathewson How do they like
the new attendant on 11 How
is Miss Gadam has she got her
permission yet. How is your big
monster is she any comfortable
yet. How is Mrs Brown and
all the cottage folks
Maggie often speaks about
them & Mrs Wilcut too How
is Mrs Davis on hall 10 But
sure I am going up to Goderich
Xmas if I am spared. I got a
new hat last week a little
toque jet crown & jet round
the rim & black feathers on
it hats are very dear it was
6 dols. We are going out of
mourning. What are you's going
to have thanksgiving it is
coming close. It has been a
very nice fall. They are having
a great time in the Lyceum
Theatre General Booth's daughter
from France & the General's son
have just landed love to all
& hoping you are well from Mary

Write soon & send
all the news love to Miss
H. I think the engineer
& her will have to hurry
up & go to Ireland too
be sure & write soon
a long letter Good