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Title: May Heather, Kildare, Canada, to Thomas Greeves, Tyrone.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHeather, Mary/20
SenderHeather, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginKildare, Canada
DestinationDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientGreeves, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD.593/53: Obtained: Lt. Col. J.R.H. Greeves, c/o Messrs J. & T.M. Greeves, Conway Street, Belfast.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9512007
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 07:12:95.
Word Count268
Note(niece of James Heather)
TranscriptKildare The 18 June 1850

Mr Greives [Greeves] of Dungannon I take the
liberty of writing to you if you would have the
goodness to let me know if the 50 pounds
is lying in the bank for me or if my uncle
James Heather did lift it or any of the family
why I must strive to earn my living
with the lords blessing I think it hard to earn
my living and have it lying there an orphan
in a strang [strange] land as I have no one friend to
write to on this earth that I can depend to
but you I feel thankful to the lord
been so directed to such an honest friend as
you If you would send It by post to me and
pay your expenses out of it for I would be
sorry to give you the trouble of sending it
to me without you would pay your self as I
intended to change my life and do for my self
I am going into 20 years of age I never got any
acount [account] about my fathers mony [money] that he left in
harringtings bank if you think it is right for
me to look about it I will go by your
directions as I think you have turned out
a Father and a friend to the orphan my mother has turned
all over to myself
May the orphans prayers and
the fatherless light about you and your
family for the lord to bless you and yours -
If you please to direct your letter to the care
of Mr John Collar Kildare Teacher
From May Heather Juiner [Junior?]