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Title: Mary [Duckett?] [?] to "Dear Annie".
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDuckett, Mary/19
SenderDuckett, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
Originprob. Iowa, USA
Destinationprob. Pontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9904195
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count309
TranscriptMay 30th 1889

Dear Annie

I thought I would have to write
just a little to you are [or?] you
would think I was Proud or some
thing but I have so menny [many?]
letters to write I dont know which
to write first well how are you getting
along all this time and how is
Isable [Isabel?] Give my love to her when
you see her I have tould [told?]
Mrs Jackson about all (sic) I dont
hardly know what to write we like
it heare [here?] very well do you
go to Birmingham to Church
yet how is all your folks
at home I suppose it seems [torn]
like home to you in Michigan
than it did Mikes Cosen [cousin?] Annie
[Duckett?] is going to be married
I think nex [next?] month I suppose
we will go to the wedding
she is most [almost?] as tall as Mike
I have not seen her Fellow yet
I suppose you will be getting
married soon how is your
uncle Robert Rember [remember?] Mike
and Me kindley [kindly?] to him tell
him he had better come
out heare [here?] & farm Annie
did Charley Castle have
a sale did he sell all
the house goods how
does the place look
now how is all the girls at
Birmingham I suppose
you have lots of flowers I
would like one of your
Photos if you can spare
one Mrs Jackson said
you had some taken
I see Mike coming to Dinner
so I wont be able to write
much more this time I will
try to write more nex [next?]
I shall be glad to get a
good long letter from
you I must now close
with Much love
From your affectionate Friend
Mary [Duckett?]
Mike wishes to be rembered [remembered?]
to you hope you are
in good helth [health?]
Goodbye write son [soon?]