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Title: James Buchanan, Milford to Robert Buchanan, New York.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBuchanan, James/74
SenderBuchanan, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMilford, Co. Donegal, Ireland
DestinationNew York, USA
RecipientBuchanan, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD1473: Presented by K. Baxter, Milford, Co. Donegal.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N.Ireland.
Doc. No.9705021
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 01:05:97.
Word Count265
Co Donegal
8th October 1893.

Dear Robert
Your letter came to hand last week,
we were glad to hear from you as you had
delayed so long in writing that Miss
Gilliland and I began to think perhaps
you were laid up in some Hospital. We
became so uneasy about you that I wrote
a few lines lately to Mr Dray, asking
if you were still living with him,
however we are glad to know that you are
well and still in employment.
You will be wise to take care of your
money, whilst you are in employment, so
that if you do get thrown out of work
you may be able to stand it in the
Winter. However now that you are back
with McGuire and Sloan I have no doubt
if you take care of yourself, you will
be one of the last to be discharged, you
have had a good long job there, and you
should try and hold it as you might not
be so comfortable elsewhere. Has the
foreman that had been discharged got back
We are all about as usual. Plenty of
rain, it has now been raining about a
month. There is no news in the town since
you left. Miss Gilliland and the brown
duck and Madge are well and giving us
enough eggs for breakfast every morning.
I have not heard from Mary Ann since she
left, but I believe they got back safe.
Miss Gilliland desires to be remembered
to you and bids me tell you to take care
of yourself.
James Buchanan

don't be so long in writing-