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Title: Brouster (n.Forsythe), Sally to Forsythe, John Jr (schoolmaster), 1806
CollectionJohn Forsythe Letters
SenderBrouster (n.Forsythe), Sally
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginArtikelly,Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
DestinationWest Chester Township, Co. Chester, Penn., USA
RecipientForsythe, John Jr (schoolmaster)
Recipient Gendermale
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Doc. Type
Word Count288
Genrecorrespondence, inheritances, family news
Transcriptbellehoy June 21, 1806

Dear brother I am sorry you have forgot your brothers and sisters
in this country but could I write as you can I would not neglect it every
opertunity I wrote with cousin John Forsythe hoping you would answer
my letter Jacob is uneasy about John as he had no money to give him
but fortune has favoured him he is left ahansome fortune by his grand father and uncle in belfast between his sister peggy and him is left some thousands and about three hundred by the grand father I heard Jacob say eighteen hundred by the his father in law falls to his family as for Mr haslet, of belfast nearly live thousand he mad no will but he died ten days before his father and of course the father is the nearest one in his will he mentioned overplus money to peggy and John and his will was made before his son died and that is made out overplus money—wich if it had fallen alike to the family I should been better satisfied Dear brother excuse my bad writing as I am wearing specks my sight is verry bad—brother william is
got marled to a virtues young woman and a handsome fortune. I here
she ha two hundred pounds and six pounds a year but how long I do not
no brother allexander is doing very well sister margaret and her family is
verry well sister Catherine and her husband is well sister betty and her
family is well Dan Joine me in his love to you and family and I am Dear

brother your affectionate sister
Sally Brouster
To John Forsythe 12
West Chester Township
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