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3-094 (Text)

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Speaker:
author,male,Normile, Michael jr.,22 addressee,male
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Letter
Word Count :
221
Plaint Text :
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Private Written
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Private Correspondence
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http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1854
Identifier
3-094
Source
Fitzpatrick, 1994
pages
68-69
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1133
Identifier
3-094-plain.txt
Title
3-094#Text
Type
Text

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Birkinhead April the 28th. 1854 
My dear Father, 
I take the liberty of writing these few lines to you hoping to find you my Stepmother Brothers and Sisters in good health as this leaves me & Sister and my Comerades in good health thanks be to our Blessed Redeemer for his goodness to our unworthiness. 
My dear Father, I am to inform you that we left Dublin on the 26th. Instant for the ship Araminta and she is to sail on Monday next. All the pasengers are a bord the vessel. We slept last night in it. There is about 300 Passengers on it and from 20 to 30 Sailors. It is a fine ship well regulated. They get good Provisions on Bread and tea for Breakfast potatoes and meat for dinner and the same as the first for supper. There is more Irish on it than any other Class of people. 
I must be for ever under a compliment to Dean Armstrong for all the trouble he had got for us. He wrote to a friend of his to London to speak to the head Commisioners about us and so he did and got us off. We left Dublin about 7 oclock Tusday evening last. We took 15 hours coming across to Liverpool. Biddy got sea sick. I should get her 

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