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Title: Incomplete: [?] Kalamazoo, To Annie Weir, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWood, George R/31
SenderWood, George R.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationasylum attendant
Sender ReligionBaptist
OriginKalamazoo, Michigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained By Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9906119
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:06:99.
Word Count367
June 8th 1891

Miss Annie Weir.

Dear Frind [friend?]
I received
your kind and wellcome [welcome?]
letter this morning and
was glad to hear from
you also glad to hear
that you are well.
I was up to the Asylum
on Saturday afternoon
haveing [having?] a look around
it his [is?] different all together
[altogether?] to what the E.M.A. his
[is?] the Buildings are not the same
and I went up to
the Center and I
saw the head Docter [doctor?]
and I had quite a
talk to him and I
asked him when he
thought there would
be an opening and
he said Docter [Doctor?] Burr
was going to be hear [here?]
on Wed 10th and he
would let me has [as?]
quick has [as?] he could (sic)
I have to splendid reckamends
[recommendations?] from the E.M.A.
I was in the office
about an our [hour?]
talking to him
I think he his [is?] a
nice man they have
a very nice chappel [chapel?]
there it his [is?] a new one
well about [Call?] of cause [course?]
I would like to go there
but my sister dose [does?] not
want me to go there
she crayed [cried?] when I
left her and I told her
if I got a place a [at?]
Kalamazoo I would not
go but I shall now
soon of cause [course?] Å“50 Dollars
his [is?] something to pay to the
Railroad Company
when any one has
worked hard for it
your money his [is?] your
Frind [friend?] when noboddy [nobody?]
ells [else?] will be Annie really
I don't know what his [is?] the
matter with Mr Chestnuts
he his [is?] just the kind of
a man I once told you
about he dose [does?] not care the
snap of his Finger for
Lettie and she thinks
he his [is?] just the stuff
So your Sister his [is?] going
to leave Stocton [Stockton?] were [where?]
[be?] she going to next
Annie when you write
to here [her?] tell here [her?] that
I can't write because
I am not settled yet
and give my best love
to here [her?] and tell here [her?]
I ham [am?] keeping that
place for her yet if she
will except it you remember ....