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Title: Ruth Ramsey, [Nebraska?], to "Dear cusen anna"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRamsey, Ruth J/39
SenderRamsey, Ruth J.
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAnsley, 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.9905075
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 18:05:99.
Word Count395
TranscriptJuly 25 1890

Dear cusen anna i [I?] thout [thought?]
i [I?] would wright [write?] to you
and let you know
that i [I?] am well and my
famly [family?] air [are?] prety [pretty?] well
at present
and i [I?] hope that thes [this?]
feel ling [feeling?] will find
you the same
my dear cusen [cousin?] i [I?] sent
my thanks for thes [these?]
peacis [pieces?] that you sent
me the girls have
part of thir [their?] quilts
maid [made?] but it is so hot
hear [here?] now that the [they?] cant [cannot?]
work at them now
but the [they?] say that the [they?]
want [will not?] forget you for
it is very dry hear [here?] now
so dry that everything
would burn it hant [has not?]
rained to speek [speak?] of
in a long time but have
got quit [quite?] a lot of goosbery
[gooseberries?] and cock cherys [cooking
cherries?] and a fue [few?] plums now
is the frut [fruit?] out thir [there?]
i [I?] have lots to do in
my garden and
ar round [around?] the farm
do you ever hear any thing [anything?]
of Jane Keyes
now i [I?] would like to
know where she is
and what has becom [become?]
of Elize lucus i [I?] think
you rot [got?] that she had
[fel?] left [Rib?] and gone
away from thir [there?] do
you ever hear from
lib how she is a Mak ing [making?]
out a [at?] farming
this year do you ever
see brother daved [David?]
now adays [nowadays?] is Sarah harmen
there in the aslarm [asylum?]
yet if she is and you
see her still her i [I?] send
my respect to her
do you hear from
your mother latly [lately?]
the girls air [are?] working
and out linging [lining?] and
making piller [pillows?] & scarf
all kinds of work
and making quilts
and if you come
out some time
and see me what
a time we will mak [make?]
i [I?] must bring
my letter to a close
for this time
rit [write?] soon and tell
me all the news
& i [I?] forgot to tell
you how much i [I?]
got out of Ant [aunt?] Mary
estait [estate?] i [I?] got 28
dollers [dollars?] i [I?] that she
mit [might?] have
foun [found?] something
to have got that to
so no more now
from your frend [friend?]
Ruth Ramsey
Ansley [Custer?]
Co. Neb [Nebraska?]