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Title: Lorena Ramsey, Nebraska, to Annie Weir, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRamsey, Lorena/10
SenderRamsey, Lorena
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCreswell, Nebraska, USA
Destinationprob. Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9905042
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 12:05:99.
Word Count444
TranscriptCreswell York Co. Neb. [Nebraska?]

May the 11th. 86

Dear Cousin
Well I am all most [almost?]
ashamed to write now
for it has been so long since
I came home but it is better
late than never well I got
home all write [alright?] and well
the folks are well around ther [there?] and
mother has gone home and I
stayed at will are well (sic) they
have gone a visiting Today
and I am at home and I
thought that I would try
and scratch a few lines to
you well Annie you have
fond [found?] out whom Robert wrote
to by this time have you
not well he has a new house
keeper now so I here [hear?] well I
wander [wonder?] how he like her and if
she is better than you was
does she work out of dores [doors?] and
do ever thing [everything?] he wants done
well how is all of the folks
getting a long [along?] back there I
gess [guess?] that the [they?] are glad that
I came home for they did
not think much of me and
how do you like your new home
by this time and how does
Belle get a long [along?] I did not
get to see her be for [before?] I came
home tell her to kep [keep?] that
fellow well washed in dish
watter [water?] for it will make him
sweet well are you not got
over thinking about going to
ireland yet please look in
well it is warm and
real nice weather now and
things are a growing nice now
well I gess [guess?] you have
hird [heard?] from mother befor
[before?] this time and she
has told you all of the news
well I saw my fellow last
Sunday and he was well a (sic)
doing well have you seen
James lately and how is
[tailop?] have you [cout?] kind yet
you must bid me to that
weddin [wedding?] when it came off and
I will come down when you
write tell me how and Mary (sic)
got a long [along?] all of the rest
of my Friend well (sic) I have
run out of some thing to
write so I ask forgiveness
for not writing sooner please
excuse all mistakes and bad
spelling I am well and
hope you are the same
write soon and dont forget
you have a friend out west yet
tell Bellie that I will
write to her nex [next?] and hoping
you and her a long and hapy [happy?]
I am as ever your Cousin
Lorena Ramsey
Address to Cresswell York
Co. Neb. [Nebraska?]

So Miss annie weir
good good by by
by [bye?] a baby

Miss Lorena