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Title: John [?], Washington DC, to His Mother.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationcivil servant
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginWashington, D.C., USA
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 2046/26 B: Copied By Permission Of Aiken McClelland Esq., 3 Beechill Park, Avenue, Saintfield Rd.,Belfast. #TYPE EMG John [?], [Washington D.C.?], to His Mother, 29 January, 1907.
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9005222
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log22:05:1990 GMcE#CREATE created 19:08:1991 MB input
Word Count305
Transcript1 - 29/07

My Dear Mother
I am just waiting to see Mr Garfield
the [Head?] of this Bureau, and
take this time to drop you a line. Have
been in a big fight for one of the
leases made to the [-------?] Co
& also to kill a lease others are
trying to get through on some
land belonging to Mr Bishop
of Lawrence & myself. Senator
Curtis of Ks [Kansas?] goes with me
tomorrow to go over matters
with the Comm. [Commission?] of Ind [Indian?] Affairs
He is a very nice fellow &
will make a good Senator I
am sure. Met Senator Long
yesterday and he arranged
a meeting for me with Mr
Garfield to go over matters
relating to the Ind Ter [Indian Territory?]
Am stopping at the Hamilton
Hotel a very pleasant place
the guests are nearly all
Senators or Congressmen and
their families. Senator Frye
& family of Maine have the
table to which I was assigned
so we eat together three times
daily. They are very pleasant
people and you can see
I am in good company.
I wish you were here to
see what a pretty city Wash. [Washington, D.C.?]
is. I now hope to get away
from here tomorrow night I got
here last wed [Wednesday?] night. Have
been so busy that I have
not gone anywhere except
on business. Sunday I went
to the Dutch Reformed Church
and sat across the aisle
from President Roosevelt &
heard an excellent sermon.
It is a very plain little
church about half as large
as Plymouth but there was
no pomp or show about
the attendance of the president
if one had not known who it
[w?]as, one would not have
[s?]uspected he was present.
[w?]ith much love to yourself
[?]ey Henry & the girls from
Your loving son