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Title: Margaret Martin, Chicago, To Mrs Shaw, Ballyfounder, Portaferry.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemartin, maggie/35
SenderMartin, Margaret (Maggie)
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginChicago, Illinois, USA
DestinationPortaferry, Co. Down, N.Ireland
RecipientMrs Shaw
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD2709/1/88B: Presented by Miss Shanks, Ballyfounder, Portaferry.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9502177
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 15:02:1995.
Word Count131
Transcript...[document starts here] Nicky was
up last Wednesday. He likes Capt. [Captain?]
Song and is promoted to be wheelsman
Willie Shanks was over and brought me
a lovely shawl.
I saw Mary last Friday they are
all well.
Mrs. Ashton has gone to her sisters
in Iowa.
How did you like your company
going home. Mr.& Mrs Adair.
You left your lace scarf behind
but then you will be back in time
to wear it.
With kind love to all my dear
Cousins and Friends.
Yours Sincerely
Margaret Martin.

P.S. How is your health Have you had
those teeth taken out?
Ma says it is foolish to suffer with them.
I have written this in time to post.
I think you would like John for he
is like little Jamie Shanks.