Main content

Title: Reynolds, Mary to Reynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann, 1881
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
Doc. No.
Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count241
Genredecease, family
Transcript281 Regent Rd
May 10th 1881

Dear Laurence and Mary ann,
We recived your two Letters, one this Morning & one of Little Josefs
Death a Day or two after we Sent the Last Letter. We ware very Sorry to heare of his Death. It would Be very hard for Mary Ann and you to part
with him but gods will Be done and I hope you will Be Reconsiled about
him. He is gone to heaven and I hope god wil Spare you the other three.
Dear Laurence, we are all prety well at presant. I got a good dale of
Sickness this winter Myselfe. The weather was very Severe. A great
many paple Dyed this winter.
Williams Busness is geting Busy and we will Expect to Be Busy for
Some weekes.
Patrick is going on well and he is a great help to William and very
atentive to his work. John and his wife are well an[d] Doing well. The[y]
ware very Sorrey to heare of Josefs Death.
The weather is geting good and we hope we will have a good Somer.
Dear Laurence & Mary Ann, we have nothing more to say this time.
We ware glad that Thomas got Better and I hope that Willie will Be a
good Boy and Be able to asist his father Soone.
We all joine in Sending our Love to you all.

Your afectionate Mother Brothers & Sister
until Death