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Title: James Mars, Brockville, Ontario, to Alexander Kirkpatrick
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemars, james/17
SenderMars, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBrockville, Ontario, Canada
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientRev. Alexander Kirkpatrick
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1424/11: Purchased From John A. Gamble, 44 Taunton Avenue, Belfast 15. #TYPE EMG James Mars, Brockville, Ontario, Canada, to Alexander Kirkpatrick, [Reverend A Kirkpatrick, Craigs Rectory, Co. Antrim, Ireland?]. 7 May 1888.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9004020
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log25:04:1990 NHL created 07:08:1990 MC input 08:08:1
Word Count311
TranscriptMr Alexander cirkpatrick [Kirkpatrick?]
James Mars, Brockville, Ontario, Canada,

May 7th,1888.

Dear Sur [Sir?] I now comence [commence?]
to right [write?] you a fue [few?] lines to let you
know that we are all well at presant [present?]
hoping these fue [few?] lines will find
you all well when you right [write?] let
me know Alexander Mars and
Mrs and family is geten [getting?] along I want
him to find out all about Lizzia
Reid for I have rote [wrote?] letters and letters
to hur [her?] and never got any answers
for any of them yet so I hope that
he will obleadge [oblige?] me to find out
what is the reson [reason?] and we send
our kind love tell archey Mars
Mrs and family and tell all the
rest of them all and also let me
know how Jane eerly [Early?] is geten [getting?]
along I would like to here [hear?] how
all the old neighbours is doing
I sure that you would like to know
how we like this country but I
don't like it any better nor when
I came here when you right [write?] let me
know if ever you here [hear?] any word
from my sister Ann [lute?] she don't
right [write?] much to me so I don't think
of any more onely [only?] we all joines [joins?] and
sends our kind love till you and
Mrs and family so good by [goodbye?] from
your affectened [affectionate?] friend James and
Mary Mars may god bless and take
care of us all to Mr Alexander
cirkpatrick [kirkpatrick?]

Dear Sur [Sir?] I want you to try and
obledge [oblige?] this old lady to see if you
can try and find hur [her?] out she asked
me to do what I could for hur [her?] so I
thought I would right [write?] to your
adress [address?]

Mr James Mars in care of Mr
heag [Hague or Haig?] Brockville Ontario

[Jas Marrs [James Mars?] May 1888 (from Canada]