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Title: Mary Gallagher, [Ballybofey?] to Catherine Hunt, Indiana.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGallagher, Mary/25
SenderGallagher, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
DestinationIndiana, USA
RecipientHunt, Catherine
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceDonated by J. Patrick Gallagher, 6248, 31st Ave S.E., Salem,Oregon, 93701, U.S.A.
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9802811
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 17:02:98.
Word Count167
Transcript[13 November 1871?]

Dear cousins I write these few lines only for to let you
now we are all well. Would have rote [wrote?] a letter
to you before this only I was waiting time after time to
get a letter from Hannah, Elizabeth and your picture. We
can't get our picture taken or we would send them. But
as soon as we can get them taken we will send them but
we do not know of anyone taking them now. Aunt Margery
and family is well. Thomas and Hannah is all the family
she has, only she has Ann's 2 boys. Yet Thomas is good to
her and is working well at home. Aunt Ellen, husband and
family is well at home. Aunt Ellen, husband and family
is well. Uncle Patrick, wife and family is well and
father is well. So we send our love to all our aunts and
cousins. So no more at present, but we remain your loving
Mary, Catherine, and Nancy Gallagher
Write soon

[See letter Thomas Gallagher to Catherine Hunt dated
13 November 1871 - the above letter written on back of
the other. Also biographical notes by J. Patrick
Gallagher - address as title to this document.

Notes: Both sides of the letter are in the same handwriting,
believed to be that of daughter Mary. The elder Mary,
sister to Thomas, was born in 1798 and died on 12 November
1878. Never married.
Aunt Margery married to (?), and had three children: Hanna,
Ann, And Thomas. Ann is believed to have died after having
two young boys, who were raised by Margery.
This letter was copied from the original by:
J. Patrick Gallagher
6248 31st Ave SE Salem Oregon USA
Telephone (503) 3628679
Internet E-Mail: galacres@teleport.com