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4-005 (Text)

Item metadata
Speaker:
addressee,male author,male,Dunne, Christopher,48
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
292
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Queensland
Created:
1877
Identifier
4-005
Source
Fitzpatrick, 1994
pages
332-33
Document metadata
Extent:
1465
Identifier
4-005-plain.txt
Title
4-005#Text
Type
Text

4-005-plain.txt — 1 KB

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Toowoomba May 19th. 1877 
My dear Michael 
I received your letter in November last and would have answered it before this only that I have been greatly put about threw Sickness both myself and family. I dare Say you will be Surprised to think I am Still living when I tell you my Complaint was Cholera and in a Short time after they Children had Scarlet feavor.  I am happy to Say that we are all quite recovered and gives thanks to God for his Kind mercy to us. 
I am glad to find My Mother enjoyed good health and Still hope that She Continues to enjoy that blessing. I was verry Sorry to hear of Sisters Julia's death May the Lord have mercy on her Soul. I onley hope we may be as happy as She is. 
I have written to you Some time past but I Can See by your letter that you did not get it. I have to tell you now that we have an increace in the family and has Called him after my Brother John and must tell you that you are his Godfather. He is now two years. I am Send one of his portraits which was taken when he was five months old. 
Now I must enquire how my Brothers and Sisters are and all frends and wishes to be Kindly remembered to them. I hope Bridget Mc.Donnell is proffessed before this time. May the Great God Strenthen her in the duties toards him. I wish to be Kindly remembered to her and hopes that She will think of me in her prayers. I am Still in the Same possition. I have nothing to mention that would be in anyway interesting to

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