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Title: William Shaw, New York to his Mother, Portaferry, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileShaw, William W/35
SenderShaw, William W.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNew York, USA
DestinationCo. Down, N.Ireland
RecipientMrs Shaw
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD 2709/1/11: Presented by Miss Shanks, Ballyfounder, Portaferry, County Down, Ireland
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9502204
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 20:02:1995.
Word Count92
TranscriptNew York Dec 6th 1872

Dear Mother
I am now on way home
to Ireland I sent 150 dollars
through a Post Office order
in Chicago on Dec 3rd in
your name if any thing should
happen me on my way home
you can go to the post office
in Portaferry and deraw [draw?]
it I am to sail to morrow
on the Atlantic of the white
star line the folks
was all well when I left
Chicago no more
from your son
William W. Shaw

You will have to
show this letter in
the post office