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Title: John J Smyth, Castledamph to James A Smyth, Ontario
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmyth, John James/42B
SenderSmyth, John James and Bella M.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCastledamph, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationEssex Co., Ontario, Canada
RecipientSmyth, James Alexander
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mr & Mrs J Smyth, Castledamph, Plumbridge, Co Tyrone, castledamph@btinternet.com
ArchiveMr & Mrs J Smyth
Doc. No.605051
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
Word Count164
Transcript[Letter 2]

[Page 1]
Dear James Jany. 4th
Your Mother was
going to write to you but
she had not time with those
young fellows running here
and there. I drew the
£ s d
money all right 2.1.1 she
is much obledged [obliged?] to you
I gave it to hir [her?] when I came
up. She has Done nothing
with it as yet I see there
is some outlay There as
well as at home. I need not
tell you to take good care
of your helth [health?] and money
for you know something
about it now. William
is up today and is going
to James tonight.

[Page 2]
We will write next week
I think of nothing more
Give our love to all
our friends especially
to Mr. and Mrs. Allison and

The [There?] are two of
our sheep dead so that
is two of the numbers off.

The [There?] are [sic] a letter came
from William Houston
Eden tomy [?] Huston
[Thomas Houston?]
is not well now
No more at present
Yours truly
John J. [James] Smyth