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Title: John Smith, Ballymoney, Co Antrim to his Father, Moycraig, Co Antrim
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmith, John/68
SenderSmith, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationinn keeper and distiller
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBallymoney, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
DestinationMoycraig, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientSmith, James
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD. 1828/45: Presented by James Steele, The Whins, Mosside, Ballymoney, County Antrim
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9504096
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 24:04:1995.
Word Count206
TranscriptBallymoney April 11th 1848

Dear Father
you would rcwire [require?]
to come to the funeral if in
your power for I will not Can [be able to?]
Attend it as wee [we?] will have A
kind of A market Day on that
Day and I could not go for
want of close [clothes?] if the steels bee [be?]
coming in this week with lime
you will send my trunk in
with them or if not you must
bring it in on the midle [middle?] market Day

And you will rcwire [require?] to stay
that night And the Remainder of
that week, As I will rcwire [require?] to go
to Mosside [Moss-side?] to get some stuff
cut that I want you will tell
Jas [James?] Hodges that he will oblidge [oblige?]
me mutch [much?] if he will come in
on Saturday first or
Tuesday At fardest [farthest?] And that
no other Day this week would
fit nor next week And that
I hope that he will if in his
power Attend to sutch [such?], Robt [Robert?] J is
thinking great long but it is to
get At the black Btte [Bitter?] that the
is in
wee [we?] are
All well
At present
is able
to take
A little
John Smith