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Title: James A Smyth, Ontario to John J. Smyth and Wife, Co. Tyrone
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmyth, James Alexander/10(2)B
SenderSmyth, James Alexander
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationschool teacher
Sender ReligionProtestant (Methodist)
OriginEssex Co., Ontario, Canada
DestinationCo. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientSmyth, John J. and wife
Recipient Gendermale-female
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone, Castledamph@btinternet.com
ArchiveMr & Mrs J Smyth
Doc. No.605022
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Word Count161
[Letter 2]

[Page 1]

South Woodslee
Nov. 4th 1903

Dear Father, & Mother
From the above
heading you will see that
I am down at Woodslee.
I am writing this letter
for my uncle, We received
your letter the night before
last re Old Marget’s [Margaret’s]
money. Now Uncle instructs me
to say the following for you
to send the money to him by
Imperial Bank of Canada
payable at Essex, deducting
your expenses in the matter.

[Page 2]
He is at present in too much
trouble to write you. My Aunt
is very low. I was upstairs a
few moments ago and I find her
pulse to be 120 per minute. All
the medical aid that could be
got has been here. On Saturday
they had Dr. Melcalf of Detroit
Mich. [Michigan?] U.S.A. to see
her and he charged £13 for the
one visit, of course he come
down here to operate but thought
it would only hasten death in so
doing. Dr. J.W. Burns of Essex,
one of my own