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Title: W. Bell, Grayling, Michigan to A. Weir
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBell, William/1
SenderBell, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationday labourer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMichigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9904279
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:05:99.
Word Count237
TranscriptH C Wards
9=1=89 Mich

your letter to
hand glad to find
by it you were
enjoying good health
hope you have a
good time this winter
how is James getting
along John & Mill
has a good time
I see by your lette (sic)
[your?] [babs?] law
suit did not
go as yet I suppose
that was a great
dance was in libs
were you asked over
you & your Uncle
must have made
quite a dance we
have very little snow
up here as yet it
has all the apperance
of a open winter
we have to walk
about 4 miles every
night & morning to
work there is about
35 men in this camp.
I would like if I
could get lying in bead [bed?]
as long in the mornings
as I did last winter.
I have had onely [only?] one
letter from my
Sister since I came
here & none from
my Brother
I was glat[glad?] your
Sister came down to
see you also to
know she was well
I was glad to here [hear?]
Mrs & Mr Bell was
in good health
were you ever over
in Mrs Johstons [Johnston?
since Mr Johston [Johnston?] died
[how?] are the [they?] doying
[doing?] or did [may?] get
maried [married?] yet you must
excuse my short
letters as I do not
have much time to
write a long one
no more at preasant [present?]
I Remain
Your Sincere
W. Bell