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Title: Reynolds, Mary Ann to Reynolds (n. Kavanagh), Mary Ann, 1896
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 Count382
Genrevisit arrangements
Transcript3, Clarence Road,
Victoria Park,
July 28th 96

Dear Laurence, Mary ann and family,
Just a few Lines to Let you Know I have made My Mind up to visit
America. I secured my berth on the umbria of the cunard line. Will Sail
from Liverpool on agust 8th and is Expected to arrive at Newyork agust
15th. I hope the voyage will do my health good. I expect Cousin Thomas
Reynolds will Meet Me when the Ship arrives at Newyork. I have
received Several Letters from him. He has given me great incouragment
to Cross the atlantic. Nothing would please him and his family
better than to See me. If all is well I will Spend a few days in Newyork
before Starting for Chicago. William is wishfull for me to get back as
Soon as possible. He thinks I can do it in 6 weeks. I Know he will feel
my absence very much. But he does not mind that if the voyage will do me good. If 1 dont feel able for all the Jurney to Chicago and Uncle
Johns I will stay at Newyork and That is If I dont feel Strong when I get
to New York. If I feel able to do all the Jurney I will divide the time
between the 3 places. I will Send you a Talagram when I am going to
take train from Newyork.
William and Myself are enjoying very good health at presant, thank
god. I hope this Letter will find you all in the very best of health. We
have had a very hot Summer in England this time, Somthing Like America.
We have a chang this week, it has gon much colder, the weather
doesnot Let us have much light cloathes here. We have been very Busy
this Sason.
William had a holiday in the Isle of Man. It is a very nice place. It
don him a Lot of Good. I hope and trust in god I will Return back to
old England better and Stronger.
I have nothing more particular to tell you. I will bring all the news
I can with me and we can talk it over.

With Love and Best wishes from William and Myselfe
Youre Affectionate Sister
Mary Ann Reynolds