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Title: David & Margaret Armstrong Co Fermanagh, to A. Armstrong, New York State.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileArmstrong, David/36
SenderArmstrong, David
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBallinamallard, Co. Fermanagh, N.Ireland
DestinationCapevincent, New York, USA
RecipientArmstrong, Alexander
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT2125/7/5: PRONI Exhibition
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9406162
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 07:06:1994.
Word Count398
TranscriptAddresses: David and Margaret Armstrong,
Co. Fermanagh
Alexander Armstrong,
Jefferson County,
State of New York,

Ballinamallard December 8th 1845

Dear Alexander I once more take up my pen to inform you that we are
in good health at present thanks be to god for all kind mercies to
us We received your welcome letter on the 29th of November which
gave us great pleasure to here [hear?] yous and the friends were
all in good health there and I posted two 2 newspapers to you
immediately after the paper which you said we would have in a day or
two we did not get it yet Dear Alexander I wrote you a letter in
the latter end of October stating the acount [account?] of poor
Mothers death but I must correct the word poor, for she died in the
faith and went off to heaven triumphant rejoicing in the Merrits
[Merits?]of her Saviour which gave all her Children Satisfaction to
see her die so happy Dear Alexander it is my sincere wish that
yous and us may all strive to follow her as she followd [followed?]
Jesus We all felt sorry that yous did not write sooner as it would
have satisfied her very much to hear from yous Dear Brother write
oftener as it would be very satisfying to us to here [hear?] from
yous and with regard to sending with paper it would be received with
pleasure from you postage is only 2 do not let it hinder you from
writing to us I wish to let you know that your Sisters and Brothers
here are all well and famileys [families?] are all well Charles and
William lives on together the same as when Francis left here your
Mother died with us Margret [Margaret?] brought her here
I remember of you mentioning in one of your letters U [you?] wanted
some history as you had took a delight in reading Send the name of
it if it is to be had you shall have it let Brother Francis wife
know that we will speak to her father to send her Wesleys Notes her
father and family is all well your Uncle John is living in your
Brothers hou [house?] and is Smart yet you may let James Irwin know
that his father Mother and family is all in good health Dear
Alexander I must conclude Margret [Margaret?] joins me in sending
our best respects to yous all in the kindest manner as if
particularly mentioned yours David and Margret [Margaret?] Armstrong