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Title: J.J. Kelly to Vere Foster Re Bridget Connolly, Co. Sligo
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileKelly, John J/42
SenderKelly, John J
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationprob. clergyman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDromore West, Co. Sligo, Ireland
DestinationCo. Sligo, Ireland
RecipientFoster, Vere
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipasks Mr Foster to assist a family who
SourceD 3618/D/21/6: Foster of Glyde Papers, Deposited by the Late A.C. May. #TYPE LET Letter to Vere Foster from John J Kelly P.P., Dromore West, Co. Sligo February 1896: Requesting assistance for his parishioner Bridget Connolly to Emigrate to America.
ArchivePublic Record Office, N. Ireland
Doc. No.8905071
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log26:06:1989 LT created 08:11:1990 CD input 14:11:19
Word Count116
TranscriptDromore West Co [County?] Sligo
February 28 1896

Vere Foster Esq

Dear Sir
I beg to apply to
you for aid [o?]n behalf
of Bridget Connolly, one of
my parishoners [parishioners?] who intends
going to America
she is a good virtuous
young woman of 20 years
of age. Her parents are
poor industrious people
who strive hard to support
a long weak family.
Unless assisted the girl
I fear, will not be able
to emigrate. Her parents
hope that she may assist
them to rear the
other members of the
family, and in course
of time, to bring out some
of them to America
I trust you will kindly
assist her.
I have the honor [honour?] to be
your obedt [obedient?]
John J Kelly P.P. [Parish Priest?]