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Title: M. Gamble, Charlotte County, to "Dear Mother," Co. Down.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGamble, Malcolm/13
SenderGamble, Malcolm
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmanual labourer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCharlotte County, Florida, USA
DestinationCo. Down, N.Ireland
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD/3305/1/23: Deposited by Dr. K.A. Miller
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9806313
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 15:06:98.
Word Count360
Transcript Aprial [April?] 28 1878

dear Mother iwrite [I write?] to you once
More as i have wrote before and got no answer
but i got a letter from brother james yesterday and i
got your adress [address?] and i thought i would write
once More well we are all in Midling [middling?]
health at present only My wife and she has had but
poor health for three ot four years but she is some
better now well Mother you must be very frail now if
you are alive i thought once this spring that
iwould [I would?] see you in the fall but i am a fraid
[afraid?] i can not move as the Company will not pay
us our Money the [they?] say the [they?] are not Able
but the [-------?] is holding possesion of the
[-----?] well what the [they?] owe Me is about 50
pounds and if i could have got it i would have
tried and went home we May get some of it yet but
there is no certanty [certainty?] of it
this is avery [a very?] poor place now as there is
no work a doing now as all things [-------?] be at a
stand still james has good weather at present but he
is not working any yet he says he [----?]
son [soon ?] as Maney [many?] idle Men in sanfrancisco
[San Francisco?] as at present let Me know if you
know any thing of any of abels family as i would like
to hear from some of them well mother i bid you Good
by [bye?] hoping to hear from you soon dear Cousin
sara if Mother is dead and gone i hope you or some of
My Cousins will answer these few lines as iwould
[I would?] like to hear from you all i hope all My
friends are all in good health and having the blessing
of god with them william and family are well and he
has Married his third wife My son aubren was Married
at last [Christmas?]
well here is My adres [address?] for Malcom [Malcolm ?]
Gamble at George Charlotte County near [Cunneuy ?] America