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Title: Willie [?], [California?] to "My Dear Annie"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir, William J/72
SenderWeir, William J.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationruns some sort of farming business
Sender Religionunknown
OriginFresno, 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.9909202
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 10:09:99.
Word Count298
NoteN.B. William and Annie were engaged at intervals
TranscriptFresno. Cal [California?], June 20th 1892

My Dear Annie

I was very glad
to see your kind note but it
made me feel lonely to think
that you were going away alone
I have been very busy haying
for the past few weeks
I am just going out on the
thrasher tomorrow to be gone about
35 or 40 days But I hope to have a
return from you before I get
back. I have sold the fruit on
the trees to a chinaman there is only
about an acre of Orchard I sold it
for 105 Dollars I think I am going
to come out all right the weather
is very warm here now it was as high
as [112?] today Apricots & peaches are
in full swing now how I would just
like to be home now what a Jolly time
we would have among the old neighbours
but if all goes well I hope to meet
you at the worlds fair next
year trusting that you will
stand true to your colors
until then it makes me
feel rather lonesome to think
of you crossing the atlantic
all alone if you only could
have waited until next Summer
I think it would have been much
pleasanter for the two of us
but I hope it is all for the best
hoping that you will let me know
all the particulars I wont write
much this time until I see if this
goes all right I shall be thinking
how you shall enjoy yourself on the
12th of July hoping that you shall
have a jolly good time I am Just
thinking how David Clement will
by squinting at you well I must say
good night as it is getting late with
fondest regards
your ever loving Willie
goodbye for a while