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Title: Greeves, Susanna to O'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne, 1819
CollectionThe Transatlantic Letters of an Irish Quaker Family_1818-1877 [B. Jackson]
SenderGreeves, Susanna
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationshop keeper
Sender ReligionQuaker
OriginDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientO'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
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Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count329
Genrefamily news, birth
TranscriptDear Sister
I intend writing thee a long letter the next opportunity. I would have written now, only as Mother, Thos & Jane did, they have left me no news. I may tell thee that Mr Roach is left town. He is gone to Dublin: there was great talk about L Locke & him but now since he is gone that put an end to it. He used to ask very often for thee - and also My Uncle over the way, M[axwell] McEvoy. I may tell thee he has got an increase co his family, the Girl that lived in the house with him has a son to him. I hear that it is very like him: so there is My Uncle for thee - but that is bur a small blemish in a young man's character. Mr Egan was asking for thee the other day: he was glad to hear thee was well. I think it is time for me to say something about thy little daughter: by all accounts it is beautifull bur as beautiful as iris, I hope it will grow tall and slender than its name sake Rosa Fagin Be sure & write me soon & tell me all about her & how thee likes nursing. Thee never mentioned in any of thy letters about going co meeting or if there was many friends. I hope we will live to see each other yet: I long to see thee & thy little daughter. Tell brother William to write to me & I intend writing to him. Give my dear love to him & am glad to hear he is growing so far. I am with love to Mary
Greeves & Maria, & accept a large share thyself & believe me, Dear Anne,

thy affectionate Sister

P.S. Peggy Roberts has taken a house a few doors above Moran & is carrying on the stay making business as usual. Adieu Dear Sister adieu,