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Title: [John Smith?], [Ballymoney?], to [Family Member?], [Moycraig?].
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmith, John/151
SenderSmith, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationinn keeper and distiller
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBallymoney, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientSmith family member
Recipient Genderunknown
SourceD.1828/60: Presented by James Steele, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9512026
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 07:12:95.
Word Count209
TranscriptI have just received A
letter to Attend the
funeral of one that
not more than twelve
months was in the prime
of life and looking
forward to living A
life of love with his
partner of life, And
it should teach
us All to bee [be?] thinking
more of Eternity than
the things of time but
Alass [Alas?] Mary howe joined
hands in matrimony
before the [they?] have joined
their hearts to fullfill [fulfill?]
the last Dying words
of An All sufficient
Saviour R Smith of islandamor [Islandmore?] is
no more his remains
is to bee [be?] interred to
morrow At 11 O clock
it is likely that you
have received one for
your self, I feel mutch [much?]
oblidged [obliged?] to All that
would not like to see
me out At the fair
I know that I must
excuse them As I have
often Affronted them
I hope that
Isabella will comply
with the recuest [request?] And
perhaps I will Doo [Do?] As
mutch [much?] for her yet,
I hope that you will bee [be?]
All in early on thursday
morning to get [------?]
And tea yours tell
R.J. to have 6 pence when
I go home And I will give
him A ticket for it