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Title: Reynolds, Mary to Reynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann, 1880
CollectionThe Reynolds Letters. An Irish Emigrant Family in Late Victorian Manchester [L.W. McBride]
SenderReynolds, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationhead of household
Sender Religionunknown
OriginManchester, England
DestinationChicago, Illinois, USA
RecipientReynolds, Laurence and Mary Ann
Recipient Gendermale-female
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Word Count360
Genrehealth, family, politics, weather
Transcript281 Regent Rd
March 31st 80

Dear Laurence & Mary Ann,
We Recived your Kind Letter and we ware glad to Hear that you
ware all well as we are all well at present, Thanks Be to God for all his Blessings to us. I am getting a great Deal Better My Selfe. I can walk
about now without the Helpe of any thing and goe to Chappie the
Same as Ever in the mornings. I Had a good Bill to pay the Dr But it
Did not Signify when I got over it Sow Soon.
William is Doing prety well in His Busness at presant. He was
Delited when you Sent the papers to Heare of the grand repshepion
[reception] that Parnell and Dillen got in Chicagoe. We have great
Exitement Hear today. The Election is going of on Thursday the 1st of
April. We think that the Librals will get in this time.
William Has 2 vots one in Salford & one in Manchester. He is voting
for the Librals this time. He is geting disgusted with the Tories.
We got a Letter from Lizzie OToole unkie Johns Doughter the Day
we got yours. She Said that the[y] ware all well and She Said She gets
Letter often from you. She Said that the(y) ware making colections
for the Distress in Ireland their.
Dear Laurence, We Had very good weather all this month. We had
not a Drop of Rain Since the 3d of march until this morning. The
weather was grand for the farmers. If it wood continue we wood Have
a Early crop this yeare and it wood Be very much wanted in Ireland.
Dear Laurence & Mary Ann, I was very Sorry to Hear about
Willies leg Been Hurted. He must not play with noty [naughty] Boys
But always ceep away from them and Be a good Boy Himselfe.
John & his wife are Doing well and Keeping Stedy without the logger
[lager?] Beer.
I have nothing more to Say at presant.
We all Joine in Sending Our Kind Love to you Mary Ann &

Your afectionate
Mother Sister & Brothers
until Death