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Title: McMahon Glynn, Patrick to Glynn, Mary Agnes, 1894
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, Mary Agnes
Recipient Genderfemale
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Word Count221
Genrelocal economy, family
TranscriptQueens Chambers
Pirie St. Adelaide
January 25 1894

My dear Agnes
It is about time for me to write to thank you for the handkerchiefs
which you kindly marked and sent to me. They will have a
double value as coming from you and having been manufactured in
Gort. Today, when you probably are remarking that the weather is
cold, the heat in my office must be 102° in 'the shade. It is a most
erratic climate. I think in my first letter to my mother I called it
feminine. Snow actually fell up the hills 20 miles from here at Xmas.
The wind is nearly always pirouetting round the compass.
Eugene is, I hear, thriving, but I have not seen him for two
months. There is great depression in the colonies now, especially Melbourne. In fact, I had to telegraph £5 to Mrs. Denny (Cissey
Glynn) on Saturday, to take the last of her furniture out of the maw
of the bailiff. I suppose the Tyrells are not over burdened with
wealth. Adam's daughter, Kitty, was nearly dead with starvation
recently. The Stage—lower ranks—is the only source of poor revenue
for most of our stumped cousins.
Give my love to all at home, and excuse the present brevity of

Your affectionate and par boiled brother
P. McM. Glynn