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Title: J. W. Savage, Newcastle to "Miss Wear [Weir?]"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, J.W/23
SenderSavage, J.W.
Sender Genderfemale?
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewcastle, Co. Down, N.Ireland
DestinationPortaferry? Co. Down? N.Ireland
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co.Fermanagh, BT93 OSA.
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9906088
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 18:06:99.
Word Count435
Oct 17th 92

Miss Wear [Weir?]
I suppose you
will think that we have
forgot you but not so
the reason that I have
not answered your letter
Mary was not here we
went away last month
when we got word when
the boat was to start and
we started in good time
so as we could make a
visit with some Friends
in Newtownards and sail
on Saturday as we got word
the Second Day we were
there got A Letter from
Londonderry Office saying
the Boat was not ready
and Could not sail till
Sunday and got a Letter from
my unckle [uncle?] from Newyork
[New York?] to my Cousin for us
not to Start till the Collar
was Checked we had our Baggage
all in Newtownards and there it
remains untill [until?] we start
again we sent our tickets to the
Office and had them exchanged
for returned Trip ticket
and a Order with them for
Reduced trip tickets on the
train and if you have
not got yours Rite [write?] to the
Office in Londonderry and
have them exchanged and
tell them who you came with
and we will try and all
of us go over together I
would be very glad we went
be together and the [there?] are
nothing to hinder us to be as
one family only I am going
to rite [write?] and find out what
time the Boat will be ready
again and try it once more
Mary has been away two
weakes [weeks?] I am expecting
hur [her?] Every Day I think by
this and with the Cold weather
in Newyork [New York?] the Collar will
be Pretty well Checked I
would like to get away before
the cold weather sets in
Ireland the Summer was
bad enough without any
more the Farmers about here
are all Buisy [busy?] at there
[their?] potatoes
and A little grain to bring
in Crops are very good we
have not had A paper or
letter for over A month
the [they?] will think we are
all Dead or Drowned
I am sure the [they?] are in A
great way well gods
is the Best way hoping its
all for the better and the
[there?] are [is?]
no use in moining [moaning?] we will
have to the beast [best?] of it well
Anna I hope to here [hear?] from
you and meet you in
Londonderry soon I think
you have got all the news
or pretty near good by
hoping to here [hear?] from you
soon when Mary comes
here I will have hur [her?] to
rite [write?] you
J. W. Savage
Newcastle Ards

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