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Title: McCarthy, Willie to McCarthy, Thomas, c.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
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Word Count324
Genrefamily, inquires about job, the mill is doing well
Dear Brother; I am just going to write you a few lines now. There is not much news of
any importance here to send ye, any how Katie sent it all. Well this is a pretty dull winter
around down here, there is hardly anything doing at all, The old engine-room with that old
black looking roof would put you in mind of Koennas house Mike brought out a load of hay
from Ned last Monday and unless it is a very late spring we will have enogh of feed. What kind
of people have you to work with and do you have any hard work to do. Do you no like you like
your boarding house well I think you must be getting fat. You are getting very lazy in writing.
You said only for Katie ye would get no news only for John we would get no news. Well be sure
and take care of yourselves whatever you do. As Ned said he was all right, we are all right, we
are not exposed to any danger like ye Ned said he often talked to you poor fellow hauling the
hay down, and he often and often prays for ye. Well I suppose like always I am only putting in
nonsense but you will please excuse it, and bad writing. I have not much more news this time, I
will send you more next time. The mill is giving a great lot of men and horses work. [Mike] saw
Jim last week, he did not get [much] time, I dont know whether he will get any work or not, I
suppose if I was any good I would be working myself. Dont ye be too cowe wild for making a
fortune all at once By and by ye will [pile] up. I must conclude wish ye a good time

Good bye I remain your ever loving brother
Willie Mc : Carthy