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Title: Jane Ritchie, Dunsilly, Antrim to her Brother, U.S.A.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRitchie, Jane/29
SenderRitchie, Jane
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientWarwick, Samuel
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopyright Retained by Carol L. Green, 334 Wyatt Court NE, Salem,OR 94301
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9807256
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 07:07:98.
Word Count338
27th September 1913

Dear Brother

You will think I have forgotten you altogether by this time. I got your letter on May last and was glad to hear that you and Mistress and family is
well, as this letter leaves me well at present we had a very good summer. Crops all look very well we are buissy [busy?] at the harvest here now but it has been wet these last few weeks to i [I?] expect it will be hard to get the Harvest saved. There is no change amongst any of our Friends since i [I?] rote [wrote?] to you last the [they?] are all well and getting on well. Brother James son Robert was over from New york [York?]
and spent the most of the summer over hear [here?] in Ireland he stoped [stopped?] with Samuel and Margery in Larne of course he gave all his Friends a vist [visit?] before he went away. Robert Stirrett is Dead about two week [weeks?] ago and the rest of our neighbours are quite well as far as i [I?] know, We had a great Unionest [Unionist?] meeting here on Saturday last Sir Edward Carson and, Capton [Captain?] Craig and a
few other of our Unionist members was in Antrim and round all the other
parts of this country speaking against the Home-rule bill which the Roman Catholics are working hard to get, The Protestants in this part Both young men and aged men are getting trained up like soldiers To fight against Home
rule i [I?] will send you the Belfast weekly news letter and you will see what sort of times we are having here now. I must now draw to close as i [I?] have nothing more to say to you at present hopping [hoping?] this letter will find you all well as it leaves Brother John and Mistress [Mrs?]and Family and all that [?] is here at Dunsilly well, write soon and let us know how you are getting along
I remain your Loving sister
Jane Ritchie