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Title: Jane Magee, Rostrevor to "Dear Brother"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemagee, jane/65
SenderMagee, Jane
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginRostrevor, Co. Down, N.Ireland
DestinationNorth America?
Recipient Gendermale
SourceDocument Presented By & Copyright Retained By Sharon DonanTurnbow, 6321 Roosevelt St., Coloma M1 49038 616 849 0240.Sharon@parrett.net or info@sandcastlescottages.com
ArchiveCentre For Migration Studies
Doc. No.108003
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, Td by Katrina Black, 16:08:0
Word Count267
Transcript 1902

Ballindoalty Dec 26th

Dear Brother
A few lines hoping to find you all enjoying good health as we
all do here at present and leting [letting?] you know we recieved
[received?] your Letter a short while ago. glad to hear of you all
being well with reguard [regard?] to the Ballintur farm it was
rented on the 19th of this month of coarse [course?] that was after
your Letter came to us young McClough [McCullough?] has give up the
auctioner [auctioneer?]business he says he has got to [too?] much to
do since his father died however it was Bernard Dun [Dunn?] that
auctioned it this time it went pretty good it rented this year
to £58 15 shillings

Alicia came home for the day of the Land being rented i suppose
[suppose?] She has rote [wrote?] to you by this time we had a leter
[letter?] from Patrick this morning he said he had a Leter [letter?]
from you lately he sent us a Little xmas present and also Annie and
Katie the [they?] are both well we had no account from Peter since May
i hope he is all right we had a very wet summer here the crops that is
the grain crop was very hard to save with reguard [regard?] to the
potatoes the [they?] have been a fairly good crop all
through Killowen this year in price for potatoes the [they?]
are 3 shillings per hundered [hundred?] i havent much more news at
this time wishing you a happy xmas and a prospers [prosperous?] new year
when it comes

from your sister

Jane and B Magee

(Transcribed by Katrina Black)