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Title: [?], Edenclaw to "Dear daughters".
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir Family/11
SenderWeir Family
Sender Gender
Sender Occupationfarmers
Sender Religionunknown
OriginEdenclaw, Co. Fermanagh, N.Ireland
DestinationMichigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie and Isabella
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9904200
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count375
TranscriptEdenclaw 12 May 86.

Dear daughters I send you
this to let you know that we're all
well Thank God for it hoping it
will find you enjoying the same
blessing the weather was fine to these
last few days which are very rough
we've the corn sowed long ago and
the potatoes all in we put the most
of these in with the plough we [sowed?]
the flat last week there is ones in the
bog already but I think we'll be in
it next week ourselves we dont miss
you much yet butt [but?] I fear we will
soon There is not one married about here
since you left John Corrigan is in
wood yet living like a hermit.
Margaret Wilson is going to America
soon she got your directions to send
to her sister Mary maybe you have
got a letter by this time there has been
more deaths than anything else here
Mrs Monaghon [Monaghan?] of [Ednacligh?]
is dead about a month ago and Master Key's
sister of Ederney [Ederny?] is dead there
was a great talk about Home rule here
we dont know whether they [get?]
or not (sic) Grandma is well and came
up to hear the letter yesterday
they all well (sic) James is there yet
and Magret in [Crowns?] theyre (sic)
done with the potatoes she hasnot [has not?]
got Bella letter (sic) yet and is very
uneasy about Mr Williamson was
telling us about the you sent him (sic)
he said it was a very nice one
The children is at Scholl [school?] every day (sic)
the neighbours are all well and doing
well I have not much more news
William Livanston [Livingston?]has set up a
shop in Ederney [Ederny?] with his mother
the markets are very low here
there is only 8d per lb for butter and
6 to 9d for eggs beasts is very low (sic)
too weve the three heifers on Ednavigh
yet you did not say what
wages you had and as some are
inquiring I should like to know
we are all well and sore [so are?] all
the neighbours so no more at present
I remain your affectionate
father mother brothers sisters
and join in sending our love
to thee and Isabella write soon