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Title: John McFarland, Nova Scotia, to Mother, [Ireland?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemcfarland, john/19
SenderMcFarland, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD1665/3/2: Presented by Mrs Helen O'Neill, 20 Grange Rd, Ballymena
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9408390
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 15:08:1994.
Word Count230
TranscriptDirect to me
care of Mr Paterson
Amherst Countey [County?]
Nova Scotia
David McFarland

4 Sept [September?] 185[1?]

i seen James
write [---?] day
the Creole came
here but did
not see him

Dear mother this letter i got from David
the day before yesterday you will see the
place he is in i wrote to him last may
and sent him five dolers [dollars?] god noves [knows?] i
ought not to send him one sent [cent?] for
when he was going a way from here
when i had nothing i only asked him
for one quarter doler [dollar?] to pay a letter to
you and he would not give it to me
i rote [wrote?] to him to come on here i did not
reflect on him for anething [anything?] he dont [till?]
get him here i expect nothing else but will
be spent in rum if i thought it would i
not sent it to him Dear Mother do write to me
as soon as you get this and let me know all
the nous [news?] it is nous [news?] youse [you've] in you writing to him
for the will be left there i before you get this
dont tell ane [any?] one that he is in prison
for i dont knoo [know?] what he is in for
burn this when you read it i
write as soon as i get ane [any] mor [more?] word [b-?]
dont you wat [wait?] for that Goodbye