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Title: George R. Wood, Michigan to "My Dear Friend".
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWood, George R/85
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.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9904191
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count323
TranscriptMiss Annie Weir
Eastern Mich [Michigan?] Asylum
Oakland. Co Mich [Michigan?]

Mich [Michigan?]

Miss Annie Weir Nov 15th. 91

My Dear Friend
I have
just received your ever
wellcome [welcome?] to day and was
very glad to hear that you
were well but more than
supprized [surprised?] to hear that
Miss Graham his [is?] dead
I knew here [her?] very well I have
done lots of work for here [her?]
on the hall she always
liked for me to come
but I suppose the Lord
called for here [her?] I am very
sorry that she has left
this world but hope she
has gone to a better place
you was telling me that
your Sister has got married
I hope that she has got
a good husband for she
deserved one I wish here [her?]
all the pleasures through
life and hope that she
may live happy with
here [her?] husband I suppose
that you will be the
next one and that Sister
of mine his [is?] going to
get married in the
Spring so I hear
and I myself has not
got a Girl yet but next
year his [is?] leap year I have
not seen Miss Stewart
yet since she came back
I have seen Miss Grigory [Gregory?]
a week ago and was
playing [Pedroe?] with
here [her?] we just played
one game and she was
telling me that Miss
Stewart has got here [her?]
hand cut very bad
and his [is?] of [off?] duty you
wanted to now [know?] what
chirch [Church?] I attended
I attend to the Baptist
and we have had some
good meetings there
I hope you will excuse
my short letter for it his [is?]
time to go out walking
you can tell Miss
Harrison that his [is?] all
O.K. I am well myself
and enjoying go [good?] helth [health?]
and hope you are doing
the same. So I think this
his [is?] all at the present
time from your Brother
George R Hood
B, A. Mich [Michigan?]
So by by

write soon