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Title: Maggie McKeown, Co Tyrone to James A Smyth, Ontario
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHay, C./96B
SenderHay, C.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbought a farm recently
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewtonstewart, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationEssex, 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.410022
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
Word Count209
Transcript[Letter 2]

[Page 5]
N.T.Stewart, [Newtownstewart?]
Co Tyrone

My Dear Nephew
Just a few lines to let you
know that we are all very well
thanks be to God for his
many mercies to us all I hope
you will excuse us for not
writing sooner some how [somehow?]
I leave off from day to day
I was over in Castledamph on
Thursday last and the [they?] are
all very well we have nice
frosty dry weather here now
John Charles is getting on very
well only he likes to take a

[Page 6]
day now and then after
Rabbits I hope you are getting
on well at your study
it may be a bit close but
we cannot get everything
we would like on [in?] this
wourld [world?] Well I have made
a purchase of a farm of
land however it will do
out in Culvahillion [Culvacullion?] about
one mile from the town
it cost £150 pounds or will
as I have not the money

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all paid yet the rent
is £4 4s 6d for 20 acres.
I will let you know
more in the next letter
Hoping those [these?] few lines
will find you in good
health I remain your

Dear Uncle C. Hay

To Mr J A Smyth

excuse as I am late
for the post good
Bye [goodbye?] write