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Title: Edna [?], to Annie Weir, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSpicer, Edna/20
SenderSpicer, Edna
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSouthfield, Michigan, USA
Destinationprob. Pontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9909199
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 10:09:99.
Word Count274
TranscriptSouthfield, May 16, 1888

Dear Anna

I have got tired of waiting
for you to write so I [thought?]
I would write to you. I suppose you
do not have very much time to write
do you? How are you getting along.
I did expect to here [hear?] from you
We are all well except [Ma?]
she is never very well you know [---?] [---?]

You know that lace you learned me? well
I have got three yards done but I got
three yards done but I got pretty sick
of it I can tell you. I am going to
put it on white skirts I have got another
pretty pattern called the Wheell [Wheel?]
lace I have just got one rollop done.

Mr McFall and his respectable family have
moved to Chicago.

I have got acquainted with Mr Moore's folks
and like them very much. Mattie is coming
over to learn to make that lace.

We had a nice raine [rain?] to day and may
Heaven be thanked for we needed it very

The [They?] have just got five schollars [Scholars?]
now Mr Hanna's little girl has got the scarlet

I have got my white dress partly made for
summer it is enforced almost to the top.
I am going to have it made with a [blouse?]
waist and ties behind and plain skirt.

Now Annie I hope you will write to me

Good by as I can think of you more Just now.

I am ever your truest Well wisher
Edna Spicer

I send my best wishes
On a summer card
Because no winter
Chills my warm regard
Edna Spicer