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Title: James O'Brien, Montreal, to Bella, [Aughnagar, Co Tryone?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileO'Brien, James/70
SenderO'Brien, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionCatholic
OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 1876/2: Copied by Permission of Mrs P. Magee, 9 Belmore Street, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. #TYPE EMG James O'Brien, Montreal, Canada, to His Sister, Bella, [Aughnagar?], [County Tyrone?], Re Family News, 4 December 1900.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9004034
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log25:04:1990 JM created 14:11:1990 GC input 22:11:19
Word Count271
TranscriptTo: Bella [O'Brien ?]
[Aghnagar ?],
[Co.Tyrone ?].
From:James O'Brien,

Decr [December?] 4th 1900

Dear Bella,
I enclose you herein
with Sadies note a bank draft
for #20 Sterling, this is your
usual quarterly allowance of
#10, And a Xmas [Christmas?] Box of 10.
which I trust may be of use
to you, now I wish you to say
nothing of this little present to
any one, I want you to write
me a private note telling me
how you all are and what you
are all doing &c, &c, also what
Michael and John are doing and
what their families are doing -
also what our relations the
Kelly's - Father John P.P. [Parish Priest?] in England)
his brother Michael a Farmer
living near Keady County Armagh,
if he is married these
last two are Aunt Ann's sons,
then we have Father Michael
O'Brien P.P. [Parish Priest?] Loughall, Co.[County?] Armagh,
and his two Brothers living
in [Sessidonaghy ?], Co.[County?] Tyrone
the old homestead one townland
from Aughnagar, also John
O'Brien of Aughnagar who
was the only one of the name
in my native townland when
I was there four years ago,-
all were gone except him, I
felt sad and lonely when
I thought of the numbers, respect,
and position the family had
fifty years ago to that of
1896, don't put yourself to any
trouble about them but if you
happen to Know anything about
any of them just let one hear
it - that is all I want you
to do, I enclose you an
Envelope with any address,
the family are all well,
with love to neice [niece?] & yourself,
Your affect. [affectionate ?] Brother
as.[James?] O'Brien
P.S. Pray for us