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Title: Mary A Sinclair, San Francisco to Mary Ann [Graham?], Co Londonderry, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSinclair, Mary A/3
SenderSinclair, Mary A.
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSan Francisco, California, USA
DestinationDraperstown, Co. Derry, N.Ireland
RecipientGraham? Mary Ann
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD 1497/4/3: Presented by Mrs W Patterson, Magherafelt Road, Draperstown, Co Londonderry
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9406017
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 12:05:1994.
Word Count258
TranscriptCare A Mecartney [McCartney?] Esq
No 6 Montgomery St
San Francisco
Feburary 11th 1880

My Dear Mary Ann
I received your book.
It was a very pretty one and I
read it all through and
I gave It to Annie to
read it we are all in
good health at present
Martha is a great big
girl now she is very fat
and she goes to school every
day I have not seen my Mother
since July but my Father
come to see me theother
day And he said that he
was going up to Stocton [Stockton?]
James I [is?] better now he had
brain fever this summer
I am taking care of two
children one is seven and
the other is five and their
names are Pearl and Meda
and I have got good
wages and annie lives
with a lady and gentleman
and the [they?] have no children
and her address is
No 641 Folsom Street
San Francisco California
I heard that Mrs Forde
is dead I gess [guess?] that
the house looks lonesome
now I dreamt one night
that the windows were
all broken. Yesterday
we had a little rain
and it rained about
six times since I
come to this country
and we had no snow
christmas day was is [sic] as
nice a day as you have
in July the lady gave
me a beautiful silver
thimble for a christmas
present I will write
to Eliza & Margaret
very soon remember me to
your Father & Mother
and Tommy and Robert
we all send our love to you
No more at present
but remains your
loving cousin

Mary A Sinclair