|Title:||Maggie Martin, Chicago, U.S.A., to Her "Aunt", Portaferry|
|Collection||Irish Emigration Database|
|Sender||Martin, Margaret (Maggie)|
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Destination||Portaferry, Co. Down, N.Ireland|
|Source||D2709/1/62: Presented by Miss Shanks, Ballyfounder, Portaferry, County Down|
|Archive||Public Record Office, Northern Ireland|
|Log||Document added by LT, 26:01:1995.|
|Transcript||Chicago, Oct. [October?] 23. 1890|
3122 Rhodes Av. [Avenue?],
My Dear Aunt;
I suppose you received my letter and photo some
We have had plenty of rain this fall but not very
The freights are low and do not seem to increase,
William tied up his boat but Uncle Willie thought he would
wait a while longer.
James and Janie have another little baby brother He
is about two weeks old and they are going to call him Henry
Alice and Nell were made happy to-day with their
wrappers and handkerchiefs that Kate sent The 21st was
Alices birth-day [birthday?].
Aunt Sarah was here visiting at noon She always has
something to bother her Mr. J. McVea, Mrs. Kaig and Mrs. Peck
were all to see Ma in the morning, they were going to
Eliza comes every week, She thinks she does all the
knitting. Mrs. Thomas says she comes to return her own call.
Bessie Reeder is studying at a school near by and
comes most everyday for Lunch.
Don't you wish you
[end of letter?]