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Title: McCarthy, Katie to McCarthy, John & Thomas, 1903
CollectionNew Brunswick Letters
SenderMcCarthy, Katie
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewcastle, N.Brunswick, Canada
DestinationLa Crosse, Wisconsin, USA?
RecipientMcCarthy, John & Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
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Partial Date
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Word Count412
Genreweather, storm damage, family, friends, decease
TranscriptLower Newcastle
Feb 10th 1903

Dear Brothers.

[We are] all pretty well at present and are very glad to hear of ye being well and doing
well. We got your letter a Tuesday. It commenced snowing here last Tuesday and stormed till
Friday there was a foot or more fell. We would have got your letter sooner only for the delay of
the mail it went down on Thursday and did not get up until Saturday night. It commenced
snowing again on Sunday night it snowed and blew very hard all next day there was another foot
fell again. It is very deep about here now they say there is between three and fo[damage] in the
woods. There is no road in to Bartibogue I did not see Ned since the time that he hauled the
hay. He was out to Town the next week. Did he answer his last letter I think its likely he is shut
in for the winter. Its likely that some one will soon go in and see him. Old Bob didn’t go away
yet [ont] account of the boat being stuck the way he wanted to go I don’t know when he is
going. Cathil says that Maude and Daisy are pretty well played out after another snowstorm
they [damage] have to carry them.
There is nothing much doing there is no smetts. Mamma says she wishes she was handy
enough to ye to give ye some mitts. There has been not been any one out from Bartiogue this
goodspell. This is nonly trash I have nothing worth writing to ye. I suppose yedont be lonesome.
Papa & Mike were up to town Monday week. We did not hear how Dan Sullivan in Douglastown
is since we wrote to ye. Mikes back does be sore by time but he is always working about he
went to see Father Morrisay and he got a prescription to get some medicne to rub on it. Please
excuse this letter because there is nothing worth writing to ye. Jim Mcmahon Columbus brother
is dead. I think I will have to bring this poor letter to a close all sends their compliments and
wishes ye
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a good time, and don’t work to hard. This two days are very fine just now We are not wanting
for any thing thank [Gogs] if we were we would let you know. From your truly

Mrs. McCarthy
Lower Newcastle