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Title: McCarthy, Willie to McCarthy, Thomas, 1903
CollectionNew Brunswick Letters
SenderMcCarthy, Willie
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationwood chopper?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewcastle, N.Brunswick, Canada
DestinationLa Crosse, Wisconsin, USA?
RecipientMcCarthy, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
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Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count304
Genrefamily, weather, friends
TranscriptLower New Castle
March 23rd 1903

Dear Brother,

I just received your very welcome letter today. We were expecting one this week back
and did not know what was the trouble we mailed a letter for you last thursday week. Well we
are all very well and I hope this will find ye the same. Mike went in to Ned today and I came out
to give Sullivan a day hauling Manure. Please excuse me for opening this letter of Mikes, I could
not help it I was so anxious to hear from ye, but I will keep it as safe as london, and no one will
ever know Well we are having a very fine March here, it looks a bit like spring and the ice is
getting pretty bad, and the fields are commencing to get bare. We had a lot of rain but no snow
all march The lumbermen are about all through here now. James Russell has not near enough
of squares sawed yet. Douglas is sick this last three days. [damage] Bishop Rogers yesterday
morning. I have not much more news to send you at present and I am in a hurry maby for the
first time. I hope you will please excuse this poor letter and bad writting. Well take care of
yourselves whatever you do. Mrs Sullivan sends her compliments to ye. She says she often
prays for ye and for ye to come home out of that wild place in the spring. She does not be well
sometimes she said she was bad saturday night. Mr Sullivan fell a saturday in the barn from the
loft to the floor hurting himself considerable [faded out] have to bring [faded out] close you
[faded out] [next] time
I remain

Your ever loving
Willie McCarthy

Lower New Castle