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Title: Rose Weir, Co. Fermanagh, to "Dear Sister".
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir, Rose/112
SenderWeir, Rose
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationhouse help
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginEderney, Co. Fermanagh, N.Ireland
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.9905119
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 20:05:99.
Word Count325
TranscriptArdvarney Nov 15th 1891

Dear Sister
I now take the
pleasure of writing a few lines to you
to let you know how I am at
present. I am quite well in health
thanks to a merciful providence.
(and hoping that this will find you
enjoying the blessings) I like my
situation well enough as far as my
work goes I haven't too much to do
nor is it very difficult I have to get
up in the morning at six o'clock
but I can be in bed at 8 o'clock If I
like and besides the ladies are very
kind to me If I was hurried they
would help me, but I don't like
staying here spending my time for
so little but I suppose you don't
think much of me for coming and
[dont?] think less of this, I was home
to-day and saw a letter they had from
you I was pleased to hear of your
well-being I saw Mother and Jane and
Maggie and Johnny they all look well
only that Mother's hair is getting
quite grey I suppose you would
hardly recognise me now.
I was quite small when you
went away I have not very much
news to send you this time but I
expect to have some more next time, we've
got Mr Willie married at last
to Miss Roper a Lady from Dublin
the Marriage was celebrated there Miss
Emma was the only one of the house
that attended to it she stayed a
week there but we were all glad
to see her back so now I must come
to a close he has taken up
his abode in Mr Phibb's old house
in Drumkeen its drawing near
Christmas and you told us last
new years day that you were to
see us all before that day twelve
month again, but I'm afraid
you wont so now good bye for
the present
I remain Your loving
and Affectionate
Sister Rose

Rose Weir Advarney
Ederney P.O.
Co. Fermanagh