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Title: W Smyth, Canada to "Dear Brother"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmyth, William/24
SenderSmyth, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginEssex, Co., Ontario, Canada
DestinationCastledamph, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientSmyth, John J.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone, castledamph@btinternet.com
ArchiveMr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge.
Doc. No.410219
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 28:10:2004.
Word Count191
TranscriptSouth Woodslee

June 14th [90?]

Dear Brother
We received your note
and pictures last night
and was very glad to
see the pictures of you
and the boys. I think
they are fine boys
you have plenty of
help to drive on the
work. we have 65 acres
under crop this year
I have 15 acres of indian
corn we are goin [going?]
[intow?] it with the cultivatars
[cultivators?] on Monday all being
well hay harvest will be
on in about two
weeks wheat is out in
[head?] and all looks well
crops is looking well
we have a very fine
spring and summer So
far if James thinks
of comming [coming?] out to
this country we will be
verry [very?] glad to see him
and he might take a
notion to Stay here
i would say more
but you know people
don't want their children
to lave [leave?] them. but if
boys or girls wants
to make money this is
where the [they?] can dow
[do?] it. i would like to go
and see all the folks
but i can't verry [very?] well
unless I [sell?] the farm
nomore at preasant [present?]
Wm [William?] Smyth.

Transcribed by Steve Grant