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Title: David Moody, Australia to his Mother, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMoody, David/27
SenderMoody, David
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 2901/3/1: Presented by Mrs M. Mayne-Reid, Crawfordsburn, Co. Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9503129
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 20:03:1995.
Word Count241
Transcript Oct 16th 1851

My dear Mother
I am alwys rejoiced
to hear from home. I have just
received from Abm. [Abraham?] a Bill if [lading?]
with his account so besides a pleased
letter only this which damps it some
what you being sick and Aunt [Matilda's?]
death which I hope you do not [stained]
intended to tell Margaret that I had
written to Hopkins long since I have
[seh---?] in my mind if I did receive
an answer to my letter that I will find
[-ean?] dealer and if it can be [fooled?]
to much affect [effect?] I received enclosed
a few lines from Mr Butler
which was very acceptable and I am
very much surprised to hear of Mary
Brewston being dead. I was accused
persuade myself that it is so!
I am to him and Mrs Butler most respectable still the same
as formerly. I hope my ever kind friend John
[Rop?] is well once more I desire that we may be
made meet for [reason?] showing that this present [stained]
shall not be all time and may be known time to us as far as
certainty goes - "May we through in the dying [--?]"
Ever David
Your Mrs is very kind and asks to be remembered

I send some papers sometimes and you will see in
their what this land is doing D. Shamen. lids My P. to his
very old Mr Shamon has purchased lately 400 acres.