|Mrs J. Young, Brooklyn, N. Y. to Mrs Throne, [Co. Tyrone?].
|Irish Emigration Database
|Brooklyn, NYC, USA
|T 2722/10: Copied by Permission of Miss E. Throne, Bready, Strabane, County Tyrone.
|The Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
|Document added by JM 06:09:1993.
|Brooklyn, October, 8th, 1886
We received your kind
and welcome letter, and was glad
to hear from you and all the
family, your brother James was
here and spent the after-noon [afternoon?]
and Evening with us as he heard
John had returned from Ireland
and wanted to hear from all the
family, Mr Sample was very sick
and had to leave the City last
May, his wife and children have
not returned yet but they are
comeing [coming?] in the course of a few days,
he has only been here 2 weeks
He is not looking at all well,
his sons has the business all together
now. I don`t understand
how it is, the boys got it, and I
but from what few words Mr
Sample said I think last May
when Mr Sample was so sick
and thought he was going to
die he signed the business over
to the boys, and I think the
boys have taken advantage of the
their father since his recovery.
He seems very much depressed
in spirits, an [and?] I did not
like to ask two [too?] many questions, he is
coming, with his wife and children
to spend the first Sunday, after
they return home, then I will
find out more of the Particulars
as him and I have all ways [always?] been
the best of friends. he was sorry
to hear of Mr Throne`s accident.
John told him about Mrs McIntyre
getting her ankle sprained, John
told James, that he spent a few
afternoons and evenings with
Mrs Buchanon and had a very nice
time. Mr Sample was very glad
to hear of the prosperity of three
family`s [families?] wishing them all kinds
of success through life
Well now Mrs Throne I
wish you could have heard John
and James, They had little Ireland
in the Parlor, between them they
had all the names that you could
mention in that part of Ireland
and I laughed hearty to hear
the two talking of home.
Your brother James said
he had not spent such a pleasant
day in twenty years.
for we done nothing but laugh.
I think I could find the way
to Tyrkernoghan [Tirkernaghan?] my self [myself?] now,
hearing so much a bout [about?] it
[?]/2 Tompkins Place
Brooklyn. New York.
Pleas [Please?] write soon
Mrs Throne I would like to have
you or any of the family come over
and make me long visit, we have
a very large house 4 story [storey?] an [and?] basement,
so you know we have plenty
of room, Mrs Throne John never used
any of his cup of butter untill [until?] he got
home, you do not how much the
whole family enjoyed it, they never
tasted such fine butter before. I have
heard so much about you and your
family's kindest to John, we would
like very much, to [two?] Likeness'es of you
Mr Throne and the Family
John wishes to be remembered to
Lizzie [Elizabeth?] and Annie, he speak of them
very much, and James and Jonny
John, myself and family
send kind love to you
and family, Your true friend
Mrs J. Young.