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Title: Mrs William Davey, Philadelphia to Rev A Kirkpatrick, Co Antrim
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDavey, Mrs William/10
SenderMrs William Davey
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationhousewife (widow)
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientRev Alexader Kirkpatrick
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1424/11: Purchased From Mr John A. Gamble, 44 Taunton Avenue, Belfast 15. #TYPE EMG Letter From Mrs William Davey, 2355 N.[North?] 3rd. Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, to Reverend Alexander Kirkpatrick, Craigs, Cullybackey, County Antrim, 5 April 189
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9003059
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log04:04:1990 JM created 25:09:1990 CD input 25:09:19
Word Count326
TranscriptRev. Alexander Kirkpatrick
Cullybecky [Cullybackey?] P.O.
County Antrem [antrim?]

April 5th 1895

Rev. Alexander Kirkpatrick.

Kind sir,
Pardon the liberty
I am taking in addressing this letter to you, but knowing
that you were my mother's
pastor, I feel that there is no
person more worthy than yourself
to grant me the favor [favour?] I
would kindly ask of you.
I had written to my mother
Mrs. Martha McDonald a
few weeks ago telling her of
the death of my husband
(William Davey?) and was
shocked and double sorrow
stricken when I received
The sad news that mother
had died and was buried as
far back as March 17th without
me hearing of it until now.
My sister-in-law (Mrs R
McDonald) wrote to me about
it and said that she attended
my mother in her last day
but she gave me very little
imformation about her death.
I did not fully understand
her letter in regards to some
money that has been left,
my sister-in-law stated
that after father died mother
had the money taken from
the bank and gave it to the
mistress of the P.O. [Post Office?] to keep
for her in case she might
need it at some time, and
it would be easier for her to
get it at that place
I knew there was some money
there but did not know
how much.
Would you kindly inform
me was mother conscious before
she died, or did she leave a
will of any kind? I would
like you to advise me what
to do in the matter as I think
you understand just what
should be done.
In the meantime I will
forward letter that my sister-
in-law sent (as she wished it
done) at once to my only
brother Robert who lives in
Ohio, I will write back
immediately when I hear
what he has to say in the
matter, hoping that you
will kindly let me know
full particulars, I will
be more than thankful
to you for the same
and remain
ours Respt [respectfully?]

Mrs William Davey
#2355 N 3rd St [Street?]