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Title: Bob McFarland, Cleveland, Ohio to John [Conroy?] Co Tyrone
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemcfarland, bob/2
SenderMcFarland, Bob
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCleveland, Ohio, USA
DestinationAltmuskin, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientConroy, John
Recipient Gendermale
SourceAnnie and Pat McClean, 15, Main Street, Beragh, Co Tyrone. BT79 0SY
ArchiveAnnie and Pat McClean, 15, Main Street, Beragh, Co Tyrone. BT79 0SY
Doc. No.712008
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by JMullan, 19/12/2007
Word Count256
TranscriptFront of Envelope

Mr John Conroy
Co Tyrone

Back of Envelope

Bob McFarland

Side 1

7718 Dover Ave
Ohio WS1E

Dear John

I am sure you will be
surprised to have a few lines from
me but do not think I forgot yous [you?]
as I have only been lazy this last
while Well anyhow how are yous [you?]
all doing and what sort of a
time had yous [you?] on the 17th of March
We had a wonderful time over hear [here?]
as it was broad cast [broadcast?]on the
Radio all the old Irish songs and plays
in fact they celebrate it more over
hear [here]?than thair [there?] well I suppose
they have a good write [right?] to as it
was their Mother land. When you
thing [think?] that their[there?] is only 41/2 Million
people in Ireland& that their [there?] is
about 43 Million Irish desent [descent]? over hear [here?]
So I [it?] is no wonder they celebrate it
Well John you were to buy me a
Gallon of Good old Irish whisky [whiskey?]
when I was to get married so you

Side 2

Need not[scored out?] to hurry up as
I intend to get married on the 23th [23rd?]
April and I would like we would
have a jolly old time together
Well by the way what sort
of a winter had yous over
their [there?] I hope you had no
down drops we had a very
Mild winter hear [here]?. So I think
this is all for this time only
you can remember me to
all my old Girl Friends
So Good By [goodbye?]
hoping to hear
From You soon

Your Old Friend
Bob Mc Farland

Trnanscribed by NualaMacSherry. Checked by CMcIvor.
Word count: 256