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Title: Greeves, Mary to O'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne, 1851
CollectionThe Transatlantic Letters of an Irish Quaker Family_1818-1877 [B. Jackson]
SenderGreeves, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionQuaker
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationCollins, Lake Erie, NY, USA
RecipientO'Brien (n. Greeves), Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
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Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count212
Genreabstract of letter, family news
TranscriptPhila 13th of 7 mo 1851
Mentions brother James ... Joseph [Sinton O'Brien] has a good wife ... Maria's having another fine boy
[Fernando jun.] ... your cheese business is likely to do very well... Thomas D left him [James] the first of 3d mo
... he and his brother ... have 350 acres ... Henry's wife is better.

14th. Caroline was married on the 26th instant [?] to a gentleman whose father [Cambal Stuart] was formerly
a professor in one of the most respectable colleges in Virginia but is now an inmate of a lunatic asylum ... his
mother resides nearly opposite to brother James, with a widowed daughter ... very well off ... the husband of
Caroline, Samuel C. Stuart, is an idle gentleman ... with some $1200 a year & a medical education. Sister
Elizabeth [Greeves nee Lewis] was to leave today ... with some of her own family, Thomas has gone to one of the
fishing shores ... James is at home ... Dear Aunt Molly how she holds out... John Nicholson died in 2 mo. Mary
Beal [née Nicholson] resides No 53 Pine Street, New York...

Affect thy cousin

15th I saw Charles Greeves last evening. Love to Thos & Jane. Morris' wife is not well.