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Title: [Isabella Weir?], Stockton, to [Annie Weir?], [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir, Isabella/82
SenderWeir, Isabella (Bell)
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationasylum attendant
Sender ReligionEpiscopalian
OriginStockton, California, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9906082
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 18:06:99.
Word Count297
TranscriptStockton Dec 16 1890

Dear Sister

I have waited
For some time For a letter from
you and Finally concluded
to write I had a good letter
From home yesterday There
was no particular news They
were all well I had a letter
From Mrs Kelly a few days
ago I think some of sending
her something But it costs
So much to Send So Far
I ought to Send Mr Wood
too But I dont know what
to Send His pictures I have almost
fell in love with he is much too
good For me I have almost
Caught a Handsome Irishman
that Stops at the Hotel of my
Friend as he Thinks he has
got me I have not seen Mrs
Kimball since I wrote to you
everything is very quiet about
The Asylum two Attendants
were discharged one for allowing
a patient to Escape and did
not miss her until she was
gone one night She had Been
There Eighteen or 20 years
the other was There For Several
years The Dr [doctor?] is making
the Rules much Stricter and
I think There will Be more Chance
of Vacancies It is So Cold here
today although There is no
signs of Snow yet it has Been
very Cold in The Asylum But
They are Having a New Boiler
Fired now we have lots of Green
Grapes and Green Onions
yes for the table I Send you
a Chinese Silk Handkerchief
It is not what I would like
to Give if I was nearer But
I must Be Content I am
Feeling well and Growing
[fleshy?] Hoping This Will
Find you well and that
your Chrismas [Christmas?] will Be a
pleasant one and your
New Year Full of Joy is The
Earnest Wish of your
Sister Bell
Write Soon