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3-095 (Text)

Item metadata
Speaker:
addressee,male author,male,Normile, Michael jr.,22
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
234
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1854
Identifier
3-095
Source
Fitzpatrick, 1994
pages
69-70
Document metadata
Extent:
1184
Identifier
3-095-plain.txt
Title
3-095#Text
Type
Text

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Lochinvar November the 5th. 54 
My dear Father, 
I take the liberty of writing these few lines to you hoping find you my Stepmother Brothers and Sisters in a perfect state of health as this leaves me my Sister and Shipmates in good health thank God. 
I am to inform you that I have more of my old Neighbours here along with me than what I thought. Patt McGrath Mcl. Gready Bridget Neylon Ellen Ford Honra McDonough I and my Sister is Convenient together. I got a place for the two last girls that came out. We are in good health and it is a mirracle to have good health the place being so warm. 
Harvest is commencing to be cut down. Labouring men Expects good wages - they Expect a 1£ day. I have no harvest to cut this year and it is happy for me my master let the Farm and got a first rate team of horses. I do be drawing goods from Maitland all kinds of Stores. I go to Maitland twice or three times a week for a Load. The Settlers comes in here to buy Sugar Tea Salt, Brandy Rum Gin and all kinds of goods. I go once a week around the Settlers or Farmers distributing the goods they buy. My work is when I am at home is weighing Sugar tea Salt and Metal, Iron, cheans 

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