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Title: Kenny to Father Barry, 27 March 1879
CollectionArgentina - Murphy
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationschoolmaster?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBranch College, Blackrock Dublin, Ireland
DestinationDalkey, Ireland
RecipientFather Barry
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshippresumably acquainted
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Word Count226
Genreno risk of illness at the college
TranscriptBranch College – Blackrock Dublin

My Dear Father Barry,
Several parents having written to know whether they may safely send ____ their sons to the College, I am happy to state that since the date of my first circular three weeks ago, though there were no less than 120 boys in the house, we have been free from all sickness save two mild cases of scarlatina, both now convalescent. I am therefore induced to hope that, with the Blessing of God, the danger has passed away, especially as those boys (twelve in all) who fell sick, were at once removed outside the College grounds, and every means of disinfecting has been resorted to. Studies have never been interrupted, and a number of boys who had left have returned again. Begging to tender my heartfelt thanks to all the parents who have so kindly expressed the sympathy in our trouble, I remain yours very truly,

All Hallows, March 28, '79
I received this notice ____ ____ ____ Superior ____ ____ ____ Blackrock ____ ____ ____ Willie may ____ ____ ____ kindly ____ ____ ____ the day ____ ____ by which ____ intend sending him back so that I may meet him & bring him I saw Katie & Maggie before lodging him in College.
Yours very truly,
____ ____ Barry