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[upper left letter]

but I hope you will be

home Soon again Vera is

quite well and is coming

down soon. She wishes to 

be remembered to you. Tom

is working away Still. Mollie

and himself are alway asking

about you. The Child is

getting a fine little thing.

You Mother was not quite so

well. for a while. your Father

is alright. So I will close

and if you do not write 

soon I will forget I am married

                        at all

[next page]

Mrs Lucy Nan

Nannie wishes to

be remembered to

you I remain 

Your Loving

  Wife Maggie

        x x x x x x

                          Marsh Rd

                       Drogheda

                        Ireland

                           May 27th" " 18

 My Dearest Husband

       Just a line hoping

it will find you quite well

and that you received my

last letter. it is really too

bad of you you do not

write to me, I do be

ashamed when people

asks me about you

[/upper left letter]

[upper right letter]

Well Dear Jack Micksey

Lynch did not go back

yet. he got Seven days

extra he did not care

if the Flu lasted for

six months more you 

know what he is going

back, Paddy Donnelly

was home for a month

he is gone Back. he did

not Marry the Little Widow

but she married another

fellow a widower last 

Monday . what do you

think of that. I had a

letter from Verna She

is better She will be

home next month

and expects to have a good

[next page]

        Marsh Rd

      Drogheda

         Ireland

           July 21st" 18

My Dearest Husband

         Just a line hoping

it will find you quite

well. and that you

got the Watch and Tobacco

alright. I did not

receive the Money you

Sent me as yet. do

you think I aught to

write about it. I

suppose you are Sending

[/upper right letter]

[lower left letter]

From 

xxxxxxxxx Vera                         Marsh Rd

  xxxxxxxxxx                             Drogheda

From xxxxx Wife  x                        Aug 18th..18

            the  x  x

 My Dearest Husband

   an answer to your ever

kind and welcome letter. I

was glad to see by it you

got the OXO. alright. it was

a good job it was not

broken. I have Verna down

for a fortnight. She is

looking well and says

she wished you were

home. if you were

[/lower left letter]

[lower right letter]

            5

I am doing grand on your

separation Allowance and

my only thought is of you

so have everything comfortable

in the little home if

God spares you to come.

which I hope wont be

long, and then I shall

be as good to you

as you have been to

me. we are having

good weather here now

but it has been very

cold barely. well Jack

I sent you the Argus

this week but I think

I put the wrong Address

on it

[/lower right letter]

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[upper left letter]

but I hope you will be

home Soon again Vera is

quite well and is coming

down soon. She wishes to 

be remembered to you. Tom

is working away Still. Mollie

and himself are alway asking

about you. The Child is

getting a fine little thing.

You Mother was not quite so

well. for a while. your Father

is alright. So I will close

and if you do not write 

soon I will forget I am married

                        at all

[next page]

Mrs Lucy Nan

Nannie wishes to

be remembered to

you I remain 

Your Loving

  Wife Maggie

        x x x x x x

                          Marsh Rd

                       Drogheda

                        Ireland

                           May 27th" " 18

 My Dearest Husband

       Just a line hoping

it will find you quite well

and that you received my

last letter. it is really too

bad of you you do not

write to me, I do be

ashamed when people

asks me about you

[/upper left letter]

[upper right letter]

Well Dear Jack Micksey

Lynch did not go back

yet. he got Seven days

extra he did not care

if the Flu lasted for

six months more you 

know what he is going

back, Paddy Donnelly

was home for a month

he is gone Back. he did

not Marry the Little Widow

but she married another

fellow a widower last 

Monday . what do you

think of that. I had a

letter from Verna She

is better She will be

home next month

and expects to have a good

[next page]

        Marsh Rd

      Drogheda

         Ireland

           July 21st" 18

My Dearest Husband

         Just a line hoping

it will find you quite

well. and that you

got the Watch and Tobacco

alright. I did not

receive the Money you

Sent me as yet. do

you think I aught to

write about it. I

suppose you are Sending

[/upper right letter]

[lower left letter]

From 

xxxxxxxxx Vera                         Marsh Rd

  xxxxxxxxxx                             Drogheda

From xxxxx Wife  x                        Aug 18th..18

            the  x  x

 My Dearest Husband

   an answer to your ever

kind and welcome letter. I

was glad to see by it you

got the OXO. alright. it was

a good job it was not

broken. I have Verna down

for a fortnight. She is

looking well and says

she wished you were

home. if you were

[/lower left letter]

[lower right letter]

            5

I am doing grand on your

separation Allowance and

my only thought is of you

so have everything comfortable

in the little home if

God spares you to come.

which I hope wont be

long, and then I shall

be as good to you

as you have been to

me. we are having

good weather here now

but it has been very

cold barely. well Jack

I sent you the Argus

this week but I think

I put the wrong Address

on it

[/lower right letter]


Transcription history
  • February 9, 2018 18:29:50 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]

    Well Dear Jack Micksey

    Lynch did not go back

    yet. he got Seven days

    extra he did not care

    if the Flu lasted for

    six months more you 

    know what he is going

    back, Paddy Donnelly

    was home for a month

    he is gone Back. he did

    not Marry the Little Widow

    but she married another

    fellow a widower last 

    Monday . what do you

    think of that. I had a

    letter from Verna She

    is better She will be

    home next month

    and expects to have a good

    [next page]

            Marsh Rd

          Drogheda

             Ireland

               July 21st" 18

    My Dearest Husband

             Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite

    well. and that you

    got the Watch and Tobacco

    alright. I did not

    receive the Money you

    Sent me as yet. do

    you think I aught to

    write about it. I

    suppose you are Sending

    [/upper right letter]

    [lower left letter]

    From 

    xxxxxxxxx Vera                         Marsh Rd

      xxxxxxxxxx                             Drogheda

    From xxxxx Wife  x                        Aug 18th..18

                the  x  x

     My Dearest Husband

       an answer to your ever

    kind and welcome letter. I

    was glad to see by it you

    got the OXO. alright. it was

    a good job it was not

    broken. I have Verna down

    for a fortnight. She is

    looking well and says

    she wished you were

    home. if you were

    [/lower left letter]

    [lower right letter]

                5

    I am doing grand on your

    separation Allowance and

    my only thought is of you

    so have everything comfortable

    in the little home if

    God spares you to come.

    which I hope wont be

    long, and then I shall

    be as good to you

    as you have been to

    me. we are having

    good weather here now

    but it has been very

    cold barely. well Jack

    I sent you the Argus

    this week but I think

    I put the wrong Address

    on it

    [/lower right letter]

  • February 9, 2018 18:26:43 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]

    Well Dear Jack Micksey

    Lynch did not go back

    yet. he got Seven days

    extra he did not care

    if the Flu lasted for

    six months more you 

    know what he is going

    back, Paddy Donnelly

    was home for a month

    he is gone Back. he did

    not Marry the Little Widow

    but she married another

    fellow a widower last 

    Monday . what do you

    think of that. I had a

    letter from Verna She

    is better She will be

    home next month

    and expects to have a good

    [next page]

            Marsh Rd

          Drogheda

             Ireland

               July 21st" 18

    My Dearest Husband

             Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite

    well. and that you

    got the Watch and Tobacco

    alright. I did not

    receive the Money you

    Sent me as yet. do

    you think I aught to

    write about it. I

    suppose you are Sending

    [/upper right letter]

    [lower left letter]

    From 

    xxxxxxxxx Vera                         Marsh Rd

      xxxxxxxxxx                             Drogheda

    From xxxxx Wife  x                        Aug 18th..18

                the  x  x

     My Dearest Husband

       an answer to your ever

    kind and welcome letter. I

    was glad to see by it you

    got the OXO. alright. it was

    a good job it was not

    broken. I have Verna down

    for a fortnight. She is

    looking well and says

    she wished you were

    home. if you were

    [/lower left letter]




  • February 9, 2018 18:25:43 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]

    Well Dear Jack Micksey

    Lynch did not go back

    yet. he got Seven days

    extra he did not care

    if the Flu lasted for

    six months more you 

    know what he is going

    back, Paddy Donnelly

    was home for a month

    he is gone Back. he did

    not Marry the Little Widow

    but she married another

    fellow a widower last 

    Monday . what do you

    think of that. I had a

    letter from Verna She

    is better She will be

    home next month

    and expects to have a good

    [next page]

            Marsh Rd

          Drogheda

             Ireland

               July 21st" 18

    My Dearest Husband

             Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite

    well. and that you

    got the Watch and Tobacco

    alright. I did not

    receive the Money you

    Sent me as yet. do

    you think I aught to

    write about it. I

    suppose you are Sending

    [/upper right letter]

    [lower left letter]

    From 

    xxxxxxxxx Vera                         Marsh Rd

      xxxxxxxxxx                             Drogheda

    From xxxxx Wife  x                        Aug 18th..18

                the  x  x

     My Dearest Husband

       an answer to your ever

    kind and welcome letter. I

    was glad to see by it you

    got the OXO. alright. it was

    a good job it was not

    broken. I have Verna down

    for a fortnight. She is

    looking well and says



  • February 9, 2018 18:23:24 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]

    Well Dear Jack Micksey

    Lynch did not go back

    yet. he got Seven days

    extra he did not care

    if the Flu lasted for

    six months more you 

    know what he is going

    back, Paddy Donnelly

    was home for a month

    he is gone Back. he did

    not Marry the Little Widow

    but she married another

    fellow a widower last 

    Monday . what do you

    think of that. I had a

    letter from Verna She

    is better She will be

    home next month

    and expects to have a good

    [next page]

            Marsh Rd

          Drogheda

             Ireland

               July 21st" 18

    My Dearest Husband

             Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite

    well. and that you

    got the Watch and Tobacco

    alright. I did not

    receive the Money you

    Sent me as yet. do

    you think I aught to

    write about it. I

    suppose you are Sending

    [/upper right letter]


  • February 9, 2018 18:23:08 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]

    Well Dear Jack Micksey

    Lynch did not go back

    yet. he got Seven days

    extra he did not care

    if the Flu lasted for

    six months more you 

    know what he is going

    back, Paddy Donnelly

    was home for a month

    he is gone Back. he did

    not Marry the Little Widow

    but she married another

    fellow a widower last 

    Monday . what do you

    think of that. I had a

    letter from Verna She

    is better She will be

    home next month

    and expects to have a good

    [next page]

            Marsh Rd

          Drogheda

             Ireland

               July 21st" 18

    My Dearest Husband

             Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite

    well. and that you

    got the Watch and Tobacco

    alright. I did not

    receive the Money you

    Sent me as yet. do

    you think I aught to

    write about it. I

    suppose you are Sending


  • February 9, 2018 18:18:19 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper left letter]

    [upper right letter]


  • February 9, 2018 18:17:50 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper right letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My Dearest Husband

           Just a line hoping

    it will find you quite well

    and that you received my

    last letter. it is really too

    bad of you you do not

    write to me, I do be

    ashamed when people

    asks me about you

    [/upper right letter]


  • February 9, 2018 18:13:45 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper right letter]

    but I hope you will be

    home Soon again Vera is

    quite well and is coming

    down soon. She wishes to 

    be remembered to you. Tom

    is working away Still. Mollie

    and himself are alway asking

    about you. The Child is

    getting a fine little thing.

    You Mother was not quite so

    well. for a while. your Father

    is alright. So I will close

    and if you do not write 

    soon I will forget I am married

                            at all

    [next page]

    Mrs Lucy Nan

    Nannie wishes to

    be remembered to

    you I remain 

    Your Loving

      Wife Maggie

            x x x x x x

                              Marsh Rd

                           Drogheda

                            Ireland

                               May 27th" " 18

     My D


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