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Title: M Smyth, Ontario, to J. J. Smyth, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmyth, Mary/32
SenderSmyth, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationstudent
Sender ReligionProtestant (Presbyterian)
OriginOntario, Canada
DestinationCastledamph, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
Recipient Gendermale-female
Relationshipwrites to her family
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone, castledamph@btinternet.com
ArchiveMr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge.
Doc. No.0410091
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 27:10:2004.
Word Count374
TranscriptEnvelope addressed to:-

Mr. J. J. Smyth
Co Tyrone

Postmarked on Front:-

SP 16th

Postmarked on Back of Envelope:-

SE 26th

St. Thomas, Sept 15th 1903

Dear People

Received a letter from
you just after sending one also
the money order. I have not got it
cashed yet, I don t think I shall use
any of it now that is if Jim
gives me any. I intend to put it
in the bank and keep it till I
need it worse. Jim has not given me
any yet so that I have quite a
bit of the other spent in books Etc.
I had a letter from him last
week. He was scolding about you
people not writing, He says he is
going home in the summer I am
not quite sure of it.
Well I'm sending you some
Photos I got two [sittings?] one
head and shoulders and the other
three quarter length. He has
only got three of the three-quarter
length finished yet so I will send
one of them home. You must tell
me of all remarks on it. I dont like
it very well as my waist was not
quite right pulled down.
Tuesday night. Just a few more
lines tonight. Cass and the Children
came down here Saturday night.
Are going to stay till Saturday,
Well I'm getting along pretty
well here at School. I got promoted
to day from 11 Form A. to B. So
that I am quite content now.
Well, I was to hear the Cold
Stream Guards Band last night
all the way from England here.
They came over to Toronto fair
so of course the other Canadian
Cities would nt have them go back
without visiting them. They had
to get permission from the King
before they could come. It is
supposed to be the best band
in the Universe. I tell you it
was something grand to hear
them nothing like the fife and
drum. Jim was togo [to go?] to hear
them in Windsor Saturday.
I had a letter from Maggie McClelland
the other day. They are
getting along well up there, Jim
put in a little white heather for
me, She says Jim is 6ft 10 in
so he must be pretty tall.
I must quit now and get at my
home lessons.

Don t forget
Box No. So Good Bye [Write Soon?]

M. [Mary?] Smyth

Box 1103 St Thomas Ont [Ontario?]

Transcribed by Elizabeth Prentice