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Title: Reynolds, Mary to Reynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann, 1877
CollectionThe Reynolds Letters. An Irish Emigrant Family in Late Victorian Manchester [L.W. McBride]
SenderReynolds, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationhead of household
Sender Religionunknown
OriginManchester, England
DestinationChicago, Illinois, USA
RecipientReynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann
Recipient Gendermale-female
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Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count277
Genreweather, family
Transcript281 Regent Road
Sep 4th/77

Dear Laurence and Mary Ann,
I recived your Letter and we ware very glad to hear that you ware
all well after the great turn out and we ware glad to heare that you did
not loose much time in your woork. The papers gave a very Bad
acount about it.
Dear Laurence, We are all in prety good health at presant, thanks be
to god. If I never witnesed a sason like this for Rains. It is Raining this
9 months without one week Drie. We thought when the harvest wood
com it wood be Dry but the month of August we had not a Dry Day in
it. The crops are comeplaitly spoiled. I am afraide we will have a hard
winter in England.
We are all Doing Prety well. We wood Do Beter onley for the
weather. Fine weather is mor Suitable for Williams work.
John is Doing well in his shop. The wether dose not inge [injure] his
Dear Laurence, we ware very glad to hear that William is a good
Boy and helps his Mother sow well and I hope he will not forget his
granmother and Pray for her and i hope that Johney will Be a good Boy
and Pray for his granney and when Thomas and Birnard groes up the[y]
will be good Boys.
When we Posted this Letter we Posted one to your uncle John and
whither he Answers it or not we Canot tell.
We Will Conclude By Sending oure Love to you all
Laurence and
Mary Ann
John and

I Remane your
Afectionate Mother
til Death