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Title: George Wood, Michigan to Annie Weir, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWood, George R/65
SenderWood, George R.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationasylum attendant
Sender ReligionBaptist
OriginKalamazoo, Michigan, USA
DestinationMichigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9905029
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 12:05:99.
Word Count396
Mich [Michigan?]
May th11/92

Miss Annie Weir

Dear Dear Sister
Annie I have received your
long looked for and was
glad to hear from you
Oh how lonesome I feel these
days they have put me on
a long Hall and we have 54
Patients and there his [is?] 4 of us boys
on the Hall they are strangers
to me and I dont think I shall
have any use for them this makes
my second day on this Hall
and I am Just like a fish out of
water home sick. Well Anne
about my vacation I am not
hardly shure [sure?] weather [wether?]
I will come or not there his [is?] no
dought [doubt?] that I would like to
see you. I might have the opportunity
I hear that my sister his [is?] going
to be married in June and she
wants me to be shure [sure?] and come
I will tell you his name it his
[Fent Beebe?] he is a Brother
to the young boy that was an
Attendant at the E.M.A.
he whent [went?] to Calfornia [California?]
Annie Please send me word in
your next letter about John getting
married you now [know?] that I like
to hear the news I now [know?] it was
him that was the cause of
Lettie Armstrong not speaking
to me I am supprised [surprised?] at so
many getting married but
I need not this his [is?] leap
year I thought Mr Duffy
and Maggie would of been
married before this
there his [is?] a grate [great?] many
Changes hear [here?] at our Building
at the Male Dept we have got
a General Superior and he his [is?]
just as mean as he can be
there his [is?] none of the boys hear [here?]
that likes him and it makes
thing [things?] very unpleasant hear [here?] for
us I had a letter from
Mr. Herman that was
an Attendant at the E.M.A
and he wanted to now [know?] if
there was any chance hear [here?]
for a Job as an attendant
his I sent him (sic?).
Suppertendants [superintendents?] adress
[address?] Well Annie I am not feeling
verey [very?] good natured to day
because I had to come on
this Hall So I think
I will have to quit writing
hopeing [hoping?] that you are enjoying
the Best of health and
are comfortable his [is?] the
wishes from your Brother

George R Wood
Box A Asylum
Mich [Michigan?]