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Title: Greeves, John Sr to O'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne, 1818
CollectionThe Transatlantic Letters of an Irish Quaker Family_1818-1877 [B. Jackson]
SenderGreeves, John Sr
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlinen trader
Sender ReligionQuaker
OriginDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationDublin, Ireland
RecipientO'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
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Word Count177
Genregood wishes on her passage
TranscriptBernagh, 4th day8 3 oclock
[Probably written Wednesday July 27th, 1818]

My dear Ann
We were anxiously waiting to Hear what Time you wd be in Dublin, & only Got a Letter from Dan this Minute.
Thos. [Anne’s brother] sets off in the coach this Evening: he Brings a letter from me to my Bt. Thomas & some
other letters. I am afraid Thos. will not be in time to see thee as he only got Dans Letter to Day. We are all in
Confusion, thy Mother would have wrote to thee But could not, She sends thee a small Bundle of things which
she sacked them up Least [lest] they would be siezed by the officers. I Have no time to say Much, but with Ernest
Desires to you may Have a safe passage, & that you may be preserved in the fear of the Almighty which is our
Ernest prayer, and conclude with Dear Love to Wm & self which thy Dr Mother Join, we Bid you Affectionately
Farewell from

thy Loving Father
John Greeves