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Title: Edmd W Alister, Dunecalter, to "Dear Uncle"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileAlister, Edmund W/9
SenderAlister, Edmund W.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDunecalter, Ireland?
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD3561/A/26: The Papers of Prof E R R Green, Deposited by Dr P R Green
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9903005
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 05:03:99.
Word Count216
TranscriptDunecalter June the 5th 1858

dear uncle I hope to god that you have recovered
your health as I was told yesterday by Pat O Neills son
inlaw that he was at your office some time back
and could not see you your health was so bad
I do not expect my dear mother to put past many days
now she is worn to the last state. I am now fifteen
weeks that I never was one Night from her bedside
and has to lift her like a child. I am sorry to
tell you that my son Patrick is at last left me
and off to the sea with the Murrays which has
broke my heart I would been happy to have seen
him dead rather than to see him with them
An old running strumpet named Nancy Quin [Quinn?]
and Edwd [Edward?] Blacks Wife and Catherine Black
the [they?] never seen him but the [they?] were
advising him to go to his uncles to sea to the
[they?] made him be of no good to me and I loved
him dearly And now he is lost on me for ever
I am intend to try to commit him to jaol for
disobedience may the almighty god restore you
to your health is the Wishes of
Edmd [Edmund?] W Alister
[attached family tree, seemingly added later:]

Hugh Logan= James Logan = Jane Thompson

Betty Logan = John Calhoun William = Ella James = Jean

Johnston Rankin

Hugh Calhoun: James Logan,William William,
Rasharkin Alex
Born in 1793 - Went to Nathl
N. America in 1799
Died in 1825

John Keeshan[?] = Betty Logan
Calhoun of Portman Parish
of Finvoy

Hugh Calhoon
Born about 1763
Sailed to N. America in 1799
died in 1825 aged 62 years leaving
an Extensive property in Real
Estate [-----?] Bank Stock

James McCafferty L. Lancester [Lancaster?] City. PA
[Pennsylvania?] North America