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Title: McMahon Glynn, Patrick to Glynn, Ellen, 1891
CollectionPatrick McMahon Glynn: Letters to his family (1874-1927) [Gerald Glynn O'Collins]
SenderMcMahon Glynn, Patrick
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlawyer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
DestinationGort, Co. Galway, Ireland
RecipientGlynn, Ellen
Recipient Genderfemale
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Word Count234
Genrefamily, change of residence
TranscriptQueens Chambers
Pirie St. Adelaide
Dec. 1st 1891

My dear Mother
Just a line to say that I was on some cases at Kapunda last
Friday, where I saw Eugene, who seems to be thriving. He showed
me photos of the Punch Bowel[!], with Agnes and the Hunters in
perspective. If the amateur has any to spare they would be acceptable
to me. The old spots have not lost their hold upon affection yet. I
think I saw one of Sam also. If there are any recent ones of 'those
who were youngsters in my time, you might send me copies.
My photos are limited to horses, generally taken by an amateur
who uses the same stables. I send you the last of Cadger, which
shows you that the one you have is a libel on him. This is really like
There is no change in the monotony of Adelaide life to record.
I have changed my lodgings to where I can leave the horse at the
back. It is fairly convenient, as another hunt club man keeps his
horse there. He is a decent fellow in his way, but colonials are no
companions. But where one can get the luxury of solitude as preferable
to the dead automata that pass for society, there are no stables;
so some sacrifice has to be made. With love to all
Your affectionate Son
P. McM. Glynn