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Title: Ann Jane Sinclair, America to Mary Ann [Graham?], Draperstown
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSinclair, Ann Jane/10
SenderSinclair, Anne
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSan Francisco, California, USA
DestinationDraperstown, Co. Derry, N. Ireland
RecipientGraham, Mary Ann
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD1497/4/2: Presented by Mrs W Patterson, Magherafelt Rd, Draperstown
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9408086
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:08:1994.
Word Count320
TranscriptDecember 2 1879
San Francisco

Dear Cousin Mary Ann,
I have rote [wrote?] you
letters and has got no answer
And I would like to have a letter
from you I send my love to you
and to Aunt and to unkle [uncle?] and to
Margaret and Lisa and to
Thomas and Robert.
I have a nice place her [here?] the
have only one Daughter and
She is not at home Since I am
She is at a bording [boarding?] School and
the man is never at home only
at night he goes away after 10 [clock?]
and comes home at five in the evening
and I have not much work [---?]
the only have a fire twist [sic] a day
the have breakfast half [--?]
after Seven and lunch at one
O'Clock and Dinner at five
And I have only to beds to mak [make?]
and all the cloths is washed out the
China [Chinese?] do all the washin [washing?] and
all the Chines [Chinese?] have their hair
cut off onley [only?] a lock on the back
of their head and the have that
plet [pleat?] and it hings [hangs?] Down their back
and when the are working the most
it wound their neck and all
their Wifes [Wives?] wair [wear?] Cloths like the
men and I saw black people and
tommies and Jews and Germans
and you would know what
the Jews were Saing [Saying?] the were in
tha Ship [shop?] that we were in and
Saturday, was Sunday with
them and the were [saying?]
and you would think that
the were a lot of Crows the
noise that the made and
[Anna?], I rote [wrote?] to your Margaret
and sent my picture to her on
the first of Novembe [November?] and I got
no answer I need not
Say aney [any?] more at preasant [present?]
to I see if you get this
letter if you get it
right [write?] soon

No 641 Folsom Street
San Franisco
Cal [California?]

Ann Jane Sinclair
640 Folsom St [Street?]
San Francisco Cal [Califoria?]

that is my adress [address?]