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3-253 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee,male author,male,Dunne, Christopher,38
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
235
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Queensland
Created:
1867
Identifier
3-253
Source
Fitzpatrick, 1994
pages
316-18
Document metadata
Extent:
1136
Identifier
3-253-plain.txt
Title
3-253#Text
Type
Text

3-253-plain.txt — 1 KB

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March 18 / 67 
Dear Father 
I received your letter dated December 11th and was delighted to hear you Mother and all my Brothers and Sisters are well and all old frends as this leaves me at presant and all the Children thanks be to God for his Kind mercy to us.  I was sorry to hear of the trouble my Uncle has met with by the death of his Son and also Mr Kernans Children hopeing the are now better. 
Dear Father I thought by this time I would be Sending you a better account of Brisbane but I am Sorry to Say that it has not improved Since I wrote to you last. If any it is worse; there are a grate many leaving hear for America. I Could not Complain So much of this place untill up to the presant for the buisnes I was at I had to leave on the 8th of January. I happened with an accident. I was loadeing on top of the van. The Horse Started off and I was upset & was very Severly hurt and my Colar bone was broken. I must give thanks to God I am now better. I was under a good dale of expences togeather with the loss of time it has Came very heavy on me. I am not in any employment at presant. I now want a frend to assist m

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