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Title: [Edward?] [?] [Southfield?] to "Dear Annie".
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationhouse cleaner
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMichigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9904189
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count336
Transcript [Southfield?]

June 22 1889.

Dear Annie
I guess you will think
I did not care much
about you but I havent
had time to write I
know you will forgive
me when I tell you we
have been cleaning house
these last three weeks
but to day is Sunday and
I have got all day.
Will and I could not
come up this month but
we are coming up the
[torn] of July, sure if they
[-ive] any doings or not
Annie I think your
picture is just lovely it
is a perfect picture of
you. When I get mine
taken you shall have one no
matter if it is 2 years
from now. Mrs Jackson
has been ill but is well
again I hear your sister
has left it will be
lonesome for you now did
she take her organ with
her have you heard of
the show at B-ham [Birmingham?].
I have been up 3 nights
they are going. [Stained]
next wednesday the
show was splendid [Stained]
night. He extracts [teeth?]]
[and?] went up yesterday
and had too [two?] puled [pulled?]
there was one woman in
B-ham [Birmingham?] that had 16
one day and 16 the next I guess
she must be going to have
a new set all around
they say it doesnt hurt
the way he pulls them
he is real pleasant yet
he is determined any thing
he says he means.
dear I never saw such
paper be fore I cant
write at all if you
get it read you will
do well I think. I havent
showed Will your picture
yet but I am going to
the next time he comes
over he is a jolly good
boy Annie you want to
[watch] him he hasent [hasn't?]
got any girl at present
Well Annie my paper
is running short so
I will have to close
with my love to you Edwd [Edward?]

write if you can before
the fourth I suppose you
will up that [torn]
anyhow [so?] [it?] [wont?]
[get?] [left?] Edwd [Edward?]