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Title: John S. Sinclair, California, to Margret Graham, Draperstown
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSinclair, John Stevenson/22
SenderSinclair, John Stevenson
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginHealdsburg, California, USA
DestinationDraperstown, Co. Derry, N. Ireland
RecipientGraham, Margaret
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD.1497/1/9: Presented by Mrs W Patterson, Magherafelt Rd, Draperstown
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9408084
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:08:1994.
Word Count273
TranscriptSept [September?] the 22 1887

friend Maragret
I was glad to Hear that
your farther [father?] and Mother and
Brothers all well and sisters
and also that Robert and wife
is goying [going?] to live in my old Houses
I wish them all sorts of good luck
that the may live long and die
happy and be able to conker [conquer?]
the Robinsons and Ann Kely [Kelly?]
for I wood [would?] as soon live beside
the Devil I wish them all sorts
of good luck on that place
that what John Stevenson Sinclair
wishes them god bliss [bless?] them
every day the rise and my [---?]
and god curs [curse?] on Kelly and the
robinsons that what I say about
them, you can read this to tilda Combs
rember [remember?] me to David John taylor
and Patrick Heron the [they?] are the
rite [right?] sort of men mine [mind?] what
John Sinclair says after a while
& mite [might?] take a ease to old Ireland
you no nothing about Cali, Cali [California?]
is not Ireland if you wood [would?] meat [meet?]
me on the burn bridge you wood [would?]
not now [know?] me and when I go you
will see if you do well that all
rite [write?]. Dear Margaret you as well
as me all about about the robinsons
and Ann Kelly all I have
to say to you is rite [write?] regular
and dont forget John S. Sinclair
for I never will forget you

I will send you a card
that you can put in your Book
that will keep your Ant [Aunt?]
in your mine [mind?] I can rite [write?]
no more John Sinclair