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Title: Sarah Davey, Newburgh N.Y. to "Dear Sur", [Cullybackey?].
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDavey, Sarah/38
SenderDavey, Sarah
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNewburgh, New York, USA
DestinationCullybackey, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1424/11: Purchased From John A. Gamble, 44 Taunton Avenue, Belfast. #TYPEEMG Letter From Sarah Davey, 264 Grand Street, Newburgh, New York, 23 December 1886, to "Dear Sur". [Sir?] [Cullybackey, Co Antrim?]
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9003035
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log04:04:1990 JM created 01:10:1990 JF input 02:10:19
Word Count195
TranscriptDecember the 23 1886

From :
264 Grand St
New York

Dear sur [Sir?] i am sorry to
truble [trouble?] you so much
but i hope you will
get it all right at
cully backi [Cullybckey?] post office
i dun [done?] my best to get
it my self but could
not do so but sister
lizzie got the order for
me that is why hur [her?]
name is sined [signed?] at it i
send wone [one?] pound an
the payment of brother
James baby and the other
pound is from hur [her?]
daughter Jane as she lives
in the house with me
i hope it wont be
any more truble [trouble?] to
you sender it
i hope the baby is
getting along nicle [nicely?]
you have herd [heard?] by this
time that James and
minie Jefferson has got
married i think it
was better for him
to get married as
is wes [was?] very hard
for him to get along
without a house of
his own the [they?] seem
to get along nicle [nicely?]
sister lizzie is in
newburgh at preset [present?]
with sister catheren
she has got three children
[now?] my brothers and
sisters is well and
wishes to be remembered
to you Sarah Davey