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Title: John Dunlap, Philadelphia to Mary Rutherford, Strabane.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDunlap, John/23
SenderDunlap, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationStrabane, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientRutherford, Mary
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT 1336/1/18: Copied by Permission of Canon W. A. Delap, The Rectory, Bridgetown, Wexford.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8910143
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by JM 01:10:1993.
Word Count172
TranscriptMrs Mary Rutherford

Philadelphia May 12th 1785

My Dr [Dear?] Sister
By Mr Orr who will deliver
you this I have wrote a letter to your Husband
Mr Rutherford and one to your
son. Should you think of sending him
to the country I will either observe your
directions in having him taught some Business
or judge myself what will be the
most suitable for him after he has finished
the Education you mean to give him - which
may be had here as well as in Ireland
for the sooner Boys come here after they have
determined the better.
Remember me most particularly to our
good sister Sally - write me by the first opportunity
and tell her I will be glad of a letter
from her at the same time.
I have had six children two Boys and four
girls the Boys were both call [called?] John and are now
with their heavenly Father - the Girls are well, viz
Sally - Molly - Nancy and Betty.
I am Dr [Dear?] Molly your affectionate
John Dunlap