|Title:||Dunne, Michael Sr to Dunne, Christopher, 1868|
|Collection||Oceans of Consolation [D. Fitzpatrick]|
|Sender||Dunne, Michael Sr|
|Origin||Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland|
|Destination||Brisbane, Queensland, Ireland|
Decm. 17th. 1868
I am in Expectation of Receiving a letter from you in a fue days and
will I hope be of good tidings, of the result, of the Marquis of Headfort,
& sir John Youngs recomendation to the Govvner in the Australian Coloneys
Dear Christy I have to tell you we are all well thank God Father
Mother Sisters Brothers—Mr. McDonell wife & Children Mr. Kernan &
Children Christy Farrell wife & Child Mrs Ryan and family, Patrick
Christy & Anne Gibney, Patrick Smith, Wife Thos. & Catty, Pat Dinning
Mrs. Farrell Sc Bryan of the Mill with many others sends there best respects
to you. Mr & Mrs. Garnett and Children Jas. Murphy of the Cottag begs
to be rememberd to you.
I will send you a fue Newspapers; will give you an Idea of the great
revolusinary Circomstance on Elections in great Britton, Scotland & poor
Ireland and the victorys won in most County in Ireland. Two Englishmen—
Gladstone & Bright, both Prodestains, over turned the Goverment and
become Premiour of the Ministry by Quen Victorias wish. Such elections
was not contested these 300 years.
The last letter I wrote to you was Augt. 18th 1868. I registerd it lest,
it should Meet, any Mistake bearing the important a Carracter from Noblemen
whereas I Could not optain the same now. Sir John Young is now
Governer in the Canadas. I wish him Many Happy years. W. S. Garnett's
Brother Mr. Wead Garnett is gon to Sidney. He did not write back yet.
Turn to Know his adress. We will send it to you that you Can Communicate
with Him—also you should Write to Sir John Young to the Canadas,
giving him Thanks for what he has don for you, through the interferance
of the Most Noble the Marquise of Headfort n[e]v[e]r omitting in giving Him, His Excellency’s due title. I will write to you again at the expiration of two months god willing.