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Title: Wright, John to O'Brien, William, 1820
CollectionThe Transatlantic Letters of an Irish Quaker Family_1818-1877 [B. Jackson]
SenderWright, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender ReligionQuaker
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationCattaragus, NY, USA
RecipientO'Brien, William
Recipient Gendermale
Doc. No.
Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count262
Genreabstract of letter, family news
Transcript23 9 mo 1820

Respd Friend,
Thy Uncle Mortons family — my wife & children -. thy friend W L Fisher

Dear William — employed at carpenters or cabinet work —. Wm Fisher —. Anne is better —. our Lucy Anna
—. Benjamin Bowen, Thos Hitst's bro-in-law is dead: also Jas Platt & Nathan; John Watson & wife are better —.
Joseph & Lucy Thompson and Mary Haughton — Father had no less than 2 children —. in 5 mo last - 2 boys,
one died. John Wiring & Sally were well and expecting an heir to Killishin. Jos Waring of Clonmell, John Valentine
& Francis Sparrow had sailed for Quebec —.thy brother Danl —. Joseph Haughton —. Saml Baker settled in Upper Canada —. his family —. Geo Taylor has given the cold shoulder to his brother John Taylor —. Geo has got another son. John Taylor the carpenter and Jane Haughton were married about this time & going to live in Richmond [Indiana]. Wm L Fisher & family of which one is Susan and a son Charles William —. Mark Bueur & family — Benj — . Mary Coffin intends to marry Solomon Temple, Druggist, Philadelphia. Benny at
S G Wrights — Jesse Gouge — I saw James today. Your Aunt Molly too preached a very pretty sermon for us at

Thy affect cousin
Jno Wright

PS My Anne joins in love

PPS 9 mo 30th Letter received from Ireland; Sally Wg [Waring nee Haughton] had a daughter Abigail; Mary told
of an addition to W & A O'Brien's family; Sarah Logan Fisher is dangerously ill.