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Title: [Letitia Agnew?] Belfast To Sarah [Brennan?] Pittsburgh Pa.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBelfast, N.Ireland
DestinationPittsburgh, Penn., USA
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT.2140/2: Copied by Permission of Miss E Winsor, 3345 E 2nd Street, Zucroa, Arizona, U.S.A. #TYPE LET Letter From [Letitia Agnew?] 10 Great George's Street, Belfast To Sarah [Brennan?] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. April 21st 1853.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8811067
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log05:12:1988 GC created 07:09:1989 ET input 07:09:19
Word Count525
Transcript10 Great Georges St [Street?]
Belfast April 21st 1853
Miss [Wurwick?]
Mrs Lusk
6 Street
Pittsburg [Pittsburgh?]
United States

My Dear Sarah
I received
your letter and I [need?]
[not?] tell you how glad I
was to hear from you
and to think that [?]
[?] [?], to think how
we [used?] to [linger?] long
ago and now you are a
[?] [known?] [back?] in
time perhaps have a [large?] family
about you when I think
of the time Sarah when I had
[?] you and think of
now Sarah the [comparison?]
of my [early?] [years?] [far?] [separated?]
[and?] [?] [?] [?] [?]
[?] [to my eyes?] [to think of?]
the many things that [happened
since then?]. I often think
of the time I spent at your
home in the country and
the [visit?] to your Aunts where
she would bake us both so
much [and?] perhaps you
[missed?] [the?] [?] [?] in the
[meetinghouse?] [but?] [now?] [I have?]
[?] of In the [house?] [you'll?]
[think?] they are happy house
[he knew?] he nose [knows?] no sorrow
I scarcely ever here [hear?] [from?] or
see any of the [?] [?]
and does [not?] [know?] [whether?]
[any?] of them is [missed?] or [not?]
they seem [strange?] people and
[when?] [they?] [?] [?] [?] [?]
is [very busy?] to get [away?] [again?]
[and?] [you know?] [what?] [?]
I [sent?] [your?] [letter?] [to?] [Mr?] [?]
[and?] [he?] [was?] so glad to here [hear?]
of [your?] [?] [missed?] [link?]
[?] [?] [?] you
[?] [?] as [against?] the [North?]
[?] this [?] is [but?] one
[home?] seek that [home?]. [?]
I think if it [should?] [?]
My dear Sarah you [have?] but [?] you
[?] with respect to you [?] for
you [?] when that [?] shd [should?] [happen?]
you would send me a [?] of [?] [?]
I was to do the same I think Sarah
Lititia has [?] forgotten you [?] to
happy old time to think of a [true?]
God that we should here [hear?] that in [this?] [world?]
we shd [should?] [meet?] [in?] [a?] [little?] [one?] here [?] [to Just?]
but when [the?] sorrow comes I [lose?] heart [for?]
those [most?] [about?] [the house?] Lord they think it
[will?] [be?] settled [in may?] [but?] you know
when things got [into?] [?] it [is?] [?]
for [them?] to be got out but so [long?] [as?] I
[?] in the [house?] I have a little to [?]
on but I think when the house is sold
and all things [first?] my [?] [?] [be?] [?] [?]
[Lest?] the [Lord?] [will?] [not?] [forsake?] [?] [these?] [?]
[Will?] you some [?] for this [?] [?] has done
you see how I am situated I know [but?]
when I [may?] here work to [?] you [?] but
tell me when you [?] [belonged?] or if he
was [older?] or younger than yourself tell me
when you write I have [been thinking?] Sarah [?]
[whether?] you or I [is?] [the?] [oldest?] I will be 23 yrs
the third of [May?] [tell?] [me?] [how?] [old?] you [are?]
James [Brennan?] is not going out to America
I [gave?] Mr [Brennan?] your letters [and?] he sent
you a paper - poor old man he is [feeling?]
[?] [very?] [?] since his wifes death