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Title: Reynolds, Mary Ann to Reynolds (n. Kavanagh), Mary Ann, 1888
CollectionThe Reynolds Letters. An Irish Emigrant Family in Late Victorian Manchester [L.W. McBride]
SenderReynolds, Mary Ann
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationlinen worker
Sender Religionunknown
OriginManchester, England
DestinationChicago, Illinois, USA
RecipientReynolds (n. Kavanagh), Mary Ann
Recipient Genderfemale
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Word Count312
Transcript[November 1888?]
Dear Sister,
You would have a stormey time during the election of the Presidant.
We had the news heare next morning after he got in. I wonder
if he will do anything for the Irish or Ireland now that he has got
The English wair awfdly hurt about the English ambasesater been
sent home. Onley they have got their hands fall of the Irish question.
Their might be a bit of a fite but they have anough to do now what with
all the womon that are getting mutilated in London. It is something
Dear Sister, I have Sent a parcle this morning. It is a little presant to
Mary. I hope you will get it all wright. 1 have paid the carrage through
to Chicago. I would have sent her something sooner but the carrage is
enormus. Please let me know when you get it if it is all write. You will
haave it as soon as this letter. I hope she is a good girle. I forgot her age.
I thought that she would be about 6 or 7 years. I hope God will spare
her to you. My mother would be very lonley if she had not me. Men
are all wright in there own place but their is no one Like a daughter
when they get old. I hope that Mary wont forget to pray for her gran
mother every day for her gran mother never lets one day pass without
Saying the Rosary for Laurence & Mary Ann & her family. She is from
morning till night saying her bades. Walking or Sitting She has the bades
in her hands.
Dear Sister, I have nothing more to tell you this time. Mother
William & Patrick goines with Me in Sending our Love to you Laurence
and all the children.
Youre affectionate Sister
Mary Ann