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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
Doc. No.
Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count318
Genreweather, family news, friends,
TranscriptLower NewCastle
Mar 10th 1903

Dear Brothers I received your kind and welcome letter and was glad to hear of you being
well we are all pretty well at present. We are having pretty fine weather it rained some a
Sunday it is [begging] to look like spring. Sullivans are just about the same old way. Father went
in today to see Ned we will let you know the next time what he is doing. All the Foxes &
Connells are about done only Mike Fox he has two or three weeks hauling yet. Sandy Russell is
with him now. Jack Morman is not through hauling off yet. Jim is still sawing birch Jack Smith
bought another horse. Old Bob came back last Friday he is cooking now the men hardly spoke
to him when he came back. Philiph left a good spell ago and he never went back him and Mick
Lynch are cutten and haulen box wood now. Jim Craig left the mill and Cowie started one day
and Jim brought him back again Allin is tryen to push them. Joe Nugent has quit work he is not
very well. Jim Cathil is a way home to the Island. Albert the sailor is going to be around the
house now I think. Old Agnes up at the cove is pretty sick. It is raining today Wednesday I have
no news to send you this time We are all well and are glad to hear of ye being well take care of
yourselves and don’t work too hard. Write soon from

Katie C. McCarthy

Lower NewCastle
Bye Bye to ye both.
What the reason you never write Tom
no more at present a short one and in a hurry gone to mail it now.
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Mike will write a long one to you the next time all sends their compliment to both of ye.