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Title: Robert Magee, Massachusetts, to Norman Lewis, Ontario.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemagill, robert/21
SenderMagill, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBrookline, Massachusetts, USA
DestinationOntario, Canada
RecipientLewis, Norman
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT/1776/1: Copied by Permission of Mr. Norman Lewis, Island Street, Belfast, 4.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9806858
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 25:06:98.
Word Count344
TranscriptSept 18 -

Dear Norman
Received your letter a short while
ago was glad to hear from you that you are
getting along alright as it leaves myself and all
the family the same. Well I must tell you that I
had a letter from your mother yesterday and
everybody is well over there which I was glad to
Well old boy the winter will soon be here this
will be your first winter and no doubt you will
find quite a change
I had four of the children away all summer in the
country, but they are all home again now; Doris my
14 yr old girl was away for two months at a girls
camp and came home looking fine put on twelve
pounds in weight, Robert he is twelve years old he
was away also all summer with the Y.M.C.A. boys
camp and had a good time also but they are all back
home again now since school has open, Well I must
tell you that one of my girls got married last
May, the second oldest one, Margaret, she will be
nineteen on January the 19th. there is only nine
days difference between both your ages, the oldest
girl Molly is away in a Sanatorium she was not very
well in health so has been away to get herself built
but is getting along fine and expects to be home
pretty soon again, I am sending you a few snaps of
the girls. Well we are having pretty good weather
lately we had a wonderful summer also; Your mother
was saying in her letter that there was ever so many
men payed [paid?] off at the Ship Yards and they were
all out of work over there it seems to [too?] bad for
it must be kind of hard on them all; Well Norman, I
wont take so long in answering the next letter so will
come to a close wishing you the best of luck and
hoping to hear from you soon.
With Love from
Uncle Bob.
x x x x

Envelope -
To : Mr. Norman Lewis
C/O. Mr. J. Perkins
Ont. [Ontario ?] Canada

From : Mr. Robert Magill
115 Boylston St
Brookline [Brooklyn ?] Mass. [Massachusetts ?]