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Title: Edna [Spicer?], Southfield to "Dear Anna"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSpicer, Edna/33
SenderSpicer, Edna
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSouthfield, Michigan, USA
Destinationprob. Pontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9906179
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 30:06:99.
Word Count296
TranscriptSouthfield Jan th 1891

Dear Anna
I recieved [received?]
your kind letter and was
glad to hear from you
I am sorry you have to
stay right there all
the time I should think
you would want to come
out once in a while
Anna I have shewd [showed?]
my present to lots of girls
and wemmen [women?] and they
say that it is the prettiest
they have seen yet.
My you must have
had a nice time when
all the patients were
masked. I would just
liked to have seen them
I suppose they acted to [too?]
redicules [ridiculous?] for any thing
didint [didn't?] they. Yes Wills
finger is almost well
but it is quite tender
yet I was down to [Lons?]
Sunday I worked her baby
a white dress in [red?] and
it was just as pretty as it
could be and then I worked
her one of blue checked she
thought it was just nice Ma did get
down to Mrs Jacksons
last Tuesday afternoon
she said Mrs Jackson was
so supprised [surprised?]
at seeing her. she said
she had gave up looking for her
at all. Anna you must
excuse poor paper and
poor ink and poor
writing is the worst of
all Well the Carson
boys are comming [coming?] down
to spend the evening to
night Maby [maybe?] you know
Charlie Carson he is the [sic]
that draws he can draw
just as natural as life
I wish I could draw
one half as nice as he
can he drawed [drawn?] a bird
on the blackboard over in
troy two years
and it is there yet
there [wont?] any one rub
it out (sic) Well I must
close for this time
hoping to hear from you
soon I remain as ever
Your true friend