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Title: Incomplete: [Isabella Moore?] Stockton, to [Annie Weir?] [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir, Isabella/56
SenderWeir, Isabella (Bell)
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationasylum attendant
Sender ReligionEpiscopalian
OriginStockton, California, USA
DestinationMichigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9909198
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 10:09:99.
Word Count293
TranscriptStockton Sept 24th 1800

Dear Sister

I recieved [received?] yours Saturday
with one From Home. I am Still anxious
about Mother as it says she is not Yet
fully recovered yet I was surprised to
[hear?] that Mr Kimball had [mentioned?]
me I have never met him nor do not care
to I am now In The Yard as [Attendant?]
[There?] but expect a permenant [permanent?]
position of night watching as soon as a
vancancy ocurs [occurs?] I have succeded
[succeeded?] beyond my expectations I
did have only Temporary Nightwatching
but did not think it necessary to Say
anything to that effect everybody Seems
kind to me and I endeavour to do my
duty to my Fellow creatures as far as [In?]
[me?] lays Hall 12 was well Furnished when I
left Miss Gaddam merely wants to make a
display I myself Heard her criticize Miss
Hapleh for Being extravagant on 15 then
she turns round and does The Same how is
Lizzie Proctor and How do you like Dr [Sahsbury?]
[Salisbury?] by the way does he ever ask for
me I want you to take particular pains and
tell Them that I do not do any kind of work
and get done. The pay almost The yet I tell
you I do not regret my journey have a Beautiful
room all to myself everything is so regulated and
So quiet The beds I told you of are [straw?]
beds The muff & Belt & neck strap is used very
Freely I in turn warn you what to do in respect
to what I send you be careful about what you say
and who you repeat it too I Just wish you were
Here but I will See a chance Sometime meanwhile
you be on The lookout....