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Title: M. Savage, Newtownards to Annie Weir, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, Mary/89
SenderSavage, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewtornards, Co. Down, N.Ireland
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co.Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9906151
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 30:06:99.
Word Count331

Newtonards [Newtownards?] Octr. [October?] 24th

I dear friend
I am so rejoiced to know that
you are still here yet. I can hardly
write. On any account dont go
away untill [until?] we all go together
We were the length of Newtownards
going when we got word not to
go any further on account of the
[sh-l--d?]. I stoped [stopped?] with a friend
to visit James went back to
Newcastle I got a letter from my
uncle in New York saying if
we were not started on any
account to come. We had started
the day before and Margrett [Margaret?]
sent the letters [thereto?] with a man
to catch us I expect a letter from uncle
uncle (sic) Langtry soon
He is to let us know when it will
be safe to start. I was often & often
thinking had you gone The last
letter I got from you I answered it
right off for fear you would be
gone. I am so glad to hear you
had word from your sister
and she is well & baby too How
is Master Willie in California
How is your Mother and the rest
of the family not forgetting
yourself. I am pretty well so is
James Oh Annie I have so much to
tell you when we meet what a
time we will have. This is a
wonderful country. The houses
are all so cold & uncomfortable
the best of them. I expect a letter
soon from home have you any
word from them Annie. How
is Tommy remember when
we go [home?] the time we will have
Pa & Ma will be at the train
& [dickie?] And uncle John & Tommy
of course - I am in a hurry
to get this sent to you with
this post excuse this scribble
I hope you will be able to read
this when you get it write by
return of post direct to your
ever affectionate friend

M. Savage
Greenwell St
Co Down

P.S. Pen & ink both are very bad