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Title: J. Brown; Allegheny City to "Dear Parents"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBrown, J/13
SenderBrown, J.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationemployed, but looking for a different job in a grocery store
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAllegheny City, Penn., USA
Recipient Gendermale-female
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr Frederick W. Brown, 10 Brookfield Drive, Ballywalter,Newtownards,Co. Down, BT22 2QW
ArchiveCentre for Migration Studies
Doc. No.104201
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added, 08:05:01.
Word Count302
Transcript$$H90 Part of the Frederick Brown Catalogue$$H

Dear Parents,
Your letter to hand
this evening. I was glad to see
it you are in good health.
Hannah was reading about
the cow being calved and her
teat was all right again but
she was too modest to say [paps]
she skipped it and when I
read it she was going to take
the broom to me she is
terrible modest. Poor Bob
he hardly gets in the door
till she is perched on his
knee. It would make a dog
[hi-?] his daddy to watch them.
This is a nice city but not
as well laid out as K.C. it
has narrow dirty streets.
I got here on Sunday and
[star?]ted work on Thursday
[-------?] with Bob and Sandy.
But I am looking out for
a good Job in a Grocery
Store I have a promise of a
Job. I promise (sic) to send you
Uncle Davids letter but I
forgot it I enclose it this
time. John George and
family were all well when
I left them.
I had 14 hundred miles of
a ride from Kansas to here
I passed through some
fine country on the way.
I have not room for any
more news this time
you might Gog Samuel's
mind writing. I sent him
a letter and a paper but
got no answer yet.
Please write soon
and if you get Home rule come
to the land of Liberty.
Your aff. son. J Brow[n].

Transcribers Note:- F.W. Brown's
father's eldest sister Hanna married
Robert Dickson and they settled
in Allegheny City. The third
Image is a photograph of their
son William Dickson. The latter
was married but had no family
Bob and Sandy were mentioned
in the letter. Bob was Bob
Dickson Hanna nee Brown's husband
as mentioned above. Sandy was her
eldest brother