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Title: C. K. Breeze, San Francisco to his niece, Martha.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBreeze, C. K/12
SenderBreeze, C.K.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationprovision businessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSan Francisco, California, USA
RecipientBreeze, Martha
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 1381/4: Copied by Permission of Mr McGiffert, Killinchy, Co. Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8906024
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by JM 22:10:1993.
Word Count161
TranscriptSan Francisco
19th May 79 [1879?]
My dear Martha
Your welcome letter
was duly received and much
appreciated, since then I have
had letters from Anna Donald
& Mary informing me of
the sad & unexpected death of
of dear Ellen. What an unexpected
and terrible blow to you all
it shows dear Martha how
uncertain life is & shows the
importance of leading a better
life than is usually done -
I have felt dull ever since
and am not in the mood for
writing a long letter, so you
will excuse the --evity [brevity?] of
of this. I have to write Anna
& Mary - but my next to
you will be longer, be a
good girl & be a comfort to
your Father & Mother in their
sorrow - & be all of you kind
one to the others, and when
an event such as this occurs
those that are left have
pleasant reflections,
Kiss all for me & believe me
dear Martha
Your affectionate uncle
C.K. Breeze