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Title: McMahon Glynn, Patrick to Glynn, Ellen, 1893
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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Genremoney, family
TranscriptQueens Chambers
Pirie St. Adelaide
May 23rd, 1893.

My dear Mother,
I just received your letter to Eugene and would have sent £25
on in advance of Eugene but was in Court until the Banks closed.
However, you can let Elizabeth know she will have some money next mail. I would willingly pay all her debts myself, but the closing of
Banks and £297 election expenses necessitates a little caution just
now, especially if I gave a pound or two now and then to others in
Victoria. Poor Mary Anne Glynn is blind and in the Benevolent
Asylum. She wrote to me some fourteen days ago, a compliment
from her as she is somewhat proud, but really affectionate at heart.
The sisters Glynn never pulled in well, but really a great deal of
pity is due to one whose heart has all her life been frozen.
Lizzie pulls on with her girls in Melbourne, though I think
rheumatism sometimes knocks her up. I wonder she is so well able
to weather these bad times, but she is always bright and agreeable, so
I suppose Lodgers stick to her. You must have an excellent priest in
Father Fahy. In a town like that a man of his temperament and
acquirements should be a great acquisition.
These colonies are in for a pretty rough time. They have been
speculating rather than developing their resources, for some time
past, and now will have to retrench and work. I dare say you have
read an interview of me in the papers, which explains the financial
collapse. I am glad you are all well, and only wish that now you
were able to take a well merited rest. Give my love to all in Gort

Your affectionate son
P. McM. Glynn