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Title: Reynolds, William to Reynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann, 1893
CollectionThe Reynolds Letters. An Irish Emigrant Family in Late Victorian Manchester [L.W. McBride]
SenderReynolds, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlinen trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginManchester, England
DestinationChicago, Illinois, USA
RecipientReynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann
Recipient Gendermale-female
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Word Count241
Genrepossible emigration
Transcript1 Dudley Place
Old Trafford
Dec 27/93

Dear Laurence and Maryann,
I sent you a Letter about 6 weeks ago and I have not received an
ans war. I expacted one. We have considered about James William
comming to Manchester. And we would be all pleased If he Should
come as Soon as you think the wheather is fit for travailing. Thare is a home here for him. My Mother and Maryann are vary wishfull he
Should come. As for my Self I will do all I can for him. He has had a
good aducation and he will be a great assistence to me. I have a good
deal of writing and correspondence and he can assist me to manage the
business. I know you and Maryann will not like to part with him but
you will have the Satisfaction of knowing he is comming to a home with
his grandmother aunt and uncle.
I hope you are all ingoying good health. We are all quite well except
Maryann. She has been vary bad with bronchitis but She is mutch better
at presant. The coal Strike is Settled over here and I hope 1894 will
be mutch more prosperous than 1893. I hope you have had a vary
happy Crismass and I wish you and Maryann and all the family a happy
and prosperious new year.

I remain
your effectionate Brother
William Reynolds
Inclosed I send you my likeness.