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Title: J. J. Smyth, Co Tyrone to J. A. Smyth, Canada
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmyth, John James/108B
SenderSmyth, John James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCastledamph, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationEssex Co., Ontario, Canada
RecipientSmyth, James Alexander
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone, castledamph@btinternet.com
ArchiveMr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge.
Doc. No.502001
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 01:02:2005.
Word Count140
Transcript[Letter 2]

[Page 1]

Tuesday May 30th 99

Dear James
John commenced this note
but did not Finish it and now it
will be finished with another kind of
News I am Sorry to fill it up with the
Death of W Archibald Duncan J. [J?]. eden
he has been unwell about a month he went
to the infirmary about three weeks and
was no Better I think he spoke none this
two Days D-Thompson was with him yesterday
and Mr Dickie Solicitor and M Steen he
Died last night Monday [or?] early this
morning tuesday - so his Death will cast
a gloom over this place. The Disease was
Stoppage of water that is if we heard the
truth he leaves the church now without
an Eleder [elder?] at present as none of
the others is appointed as yet owing to
the step taken by Joseph [Glenn?]