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Title: William [?] Bell, to Miss Weir
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBell, William/18
SenderBell, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationday labourer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDixie Mills, Michigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9904205
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count232
TranscriptDixie Mills
May th 26 :89

Miss Weir
Dear anny [Annie?] i got your letter
[torn] was glad to see by it that
you are well i went up to see
you but could not see you
so you must forgive me for not
goin [going?] up to the asylum so when i
dident [didn't?] see you i came down on the
Half past four but i sepose [suppose?] it
was that old [maid?] that disapointed
[disappointed?] us from seeing each other
i am not sick a bed (sic) i am well
and in good health i have only
worked three days since i seen you
my hand is gettin [getting?] a little
stronger all the time
i havent got much news to
interest you Davet [David?] taler [Taylor?]
is not goin [going?] west yet i dont know
when he will go i hear he is goin up
to see you if he maks [makes?] as good a
viset [visit?] as i did he will com [come?]
home refesin [refreshed?] Mrs bell has no
girl now i heard that Mrs Jackson fell
at [on?] [the?] stairs and was badley [badly?]
hurt you [your?] unkl [uncle?] is well so is lib
the law suit is put back to
the nex [next?] time on a count [acount?]
of him not haven [having?] in his Crop
i have no mor [more?] to say at
Present but remain
yours Wi [William?] Bell