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Title: Jane Johnson, Antrim to Henry Johnson, Carrickfergus Jail.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileJohnson, Jane/74
SenderJohnson, Jane
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
DestinationCarrickfergus Jail, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientJohnson, Henry
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 2319/1: Copied by Permission of The British Museum, London WC1.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9404124
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 20:04:1994.
Word Count287
TranscriptLetter 1
Jane Johnson, Antrim to Henry Johnson, Carrickfergus Jail.
26 May 1848.

My Dear Henry
According to my promise I write to you that I am in good health
hoping that you are the Same and in good Spirits. Dear Henry I hope
your [you're?] not reflecting on the past but always looking forward with
Sincere and steadfast confidence in providence as the only Sorce [Source?] of comfort for us. There is nothing gives me more comfort than the good prospect for the future that I have with you. Dear Henry my Father had an opportunity of Seeing Alexander on Thirsday [Thursday?] and he asked him if he would go down to See you on Tuesday and his reply was he would not for he Said he would not do anything for you untill [until?] he would see you doing well but I hope you will put yourself out of every one's power. It is an old saying and a true one and I beleive [believe?] it to be true that A friend in need is a friend indeed. So you need not depend upon any of your brothers except in [Bristow?]. I heard that he said he would not let you go out of the countray [country?]

Dear Henery [Henry?] I was informed that [they?] have made there [their?] way into the house and has taken some of the articles out I intend to get the doore [door?] Secured untill [until?] you come home. As soon as you
recieve [receive?] this write to me a long letter and let me know how you are getting on. My Dear Henery [Henry?] may that being without
whose notice a Sparrow cannot fall to the ground Comfort and Protect
you is the prayer of your affectionate and loving wife
Jane Johnston