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Title: Willie [?], Califorinia to "My Dear Annie"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWeir, William J/50
SenderWeir, William J.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginFresno, California, USA
DestinationMichigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9906016
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:06:99.
Word Count279
NoteN.B. William and Annie were engaged at intervals
TranscriptFresno Cal [California?] Mar 8 1892

My Dear Annie
Just a few lines in
answer to your ever welcome letter
which gave me great pleasure to
know that you were well I would
have written sooner but I am so
busily engaged that I have no time
to do anything that tug of war
is going to come off at last not
under the auspices of the F.D.
[Fire Department?] but as an
International affair me and
my partner is going to
pull in the American team we
are getting well paid for it besides
we have a chance for a prize
we have to practice every night go
in town 5 mile after supper is
pretty good exercise there is 6 teams
to compete the contest comes
off Thursday 10th inst they expect
to have a big house as the
grand Army encampment takes
place in fresno about that
Time they are going to have a great
Rabbit drive on Saturday
to entertain the old veterans a grand
time is anticipated I had a letter
from Mrs Moore same day I had [yours?]
& she said Mr Moore was working
at his trade I shall mail her
those pictures right away I
have not had any word from
home in a long while but
I dont write much home any
more I generally send to my
Sister Annie as she keeps
me posted well I have not
much to say in this letter
as I shall write again soon
after the tug of war & rabbit drive
the weather is getting pretty warm
here at present it looks more like
summer than march weather so
good Bye for the present
Your ever loving