Letters from Maggie Bates née Behan to Jack, her husband

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[upper left image]

            Marsh Rd

    Drogheda

        Aug. 24th. 18

My Dear Husband 

     I received your

ever welcome letter this

morning. I was glad to

see by it you are quite well

Verna is gone back. and

you tell me that I had

such a good time of

it I forgot to send the

paper and it it was

[/upper left image]

[upper right image]

           5

you will want to bring

plenty of Tobacco home

with you as there is

none to be got. here.

the men he's going Mad for

a smoke. so I will close

now with the best of Love

to you. and I shall give

you an extra kiss. for

them two letters.

        I remain your

    ever Loving Wife

God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

[/upper right image]

[lower left image]

no more Dessert after

Breakfast I had a 

letter from Vera. She is

grand Con was asking

for you. You ask me

about Budget Smith he

got nothing I hear he

is going to be discharged

soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

kiss Tom and Mollie was

asking for you so I will

close with the Best of

Love to you I remain

your ever Loving Wife

     xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

[next page]

  . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                 Marsh Rd

              Drogheda

                   Jan.14th.19

My Dearest Husband

            an answer to your

ever welcome letter. which

I got this morning. I

was sorry to see by

it you are not well

I was with Dr." Hamill

you got. he said

he got no word

[/lower left image]

[lower right image]

           (5)

and dont forget to let me

know when you are

coming home. Well Dear

I am sending you one of

my Photos. dont squeese

me too tight when you get

it. Tom is on the back

he says I will have the 

child as bad as myself.

Mollie and himself is glad

to hear you are well.

also Mrs. Jay. Nan Nannie

Neddy, Minnie Johnnie

[/lower right image]


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[upper left image]

            Marsh Rd

    Drogheda

        Aug. 24th. 18

My Dear Husband 

     I received your

ever welcome letter this

morning. I was glad to

see by it you are quite well

Verna is gone back. and

you tell me that I had

such a good time of

it I forgot to send the

paper and it it was

[/upper left image]

[upper right image]

           5

you will want to bring

plenty of Tobacco home

with you as there is

none to be got. here.

the men he's going Mad for

a smoke. so I will close

now with the best of Love

to you. and I shall give

you an extra kiss. for

them two letters.

        I remain your

    ever Loving Wife

God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

[/upper right image]

[lower left image]

no more Dessert after

Breakfast I had a 

letter from Vera. She is

grand Con was asking

for you. You ask me

about Budget Smith he

got nothing I hear he

is going to be discharged

soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

kiss Tom and Mollie was

asking for you so I will

close with the Best of

Love to you I remain

your ever Loving Wife

     xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

[next page]

  . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                 Marsh Rd

              Drogheda

                   Jan.14th.19

My Dearest Husband

            an answer to your

ever welcome letter. which

I got this morning. I

was sorry to see by

it you are not well

I was with Dr." Hamill

you got. he said

he got no word

[/lower left image]

[lower right image]

           (5)

and dont forget to let me

know when you are

coming home. Well Dear

I am sending you one of

my Photos. dont squeese

me too tight when you get

it. Tom is on the back

he says I will have the 

child as bad as myself.

Mollie and himself is glad

to hear you are well.

also Mrs. Jay. Nan Nannie

Neddy, Minnie Johnnie

[/lower right image]



Transcription history
  • February 10, 2018 18:28:32 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    [/upper right image]

    [lower left image]

    no more Dessert after

    Breakfast I had a 

    letter from Vera. She is

    grand Con was asking

    for you. You ask me

    about Budget Smith he

    got nothing I hear he

    is going to be discharged

    soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

    kiss Tom and Mollie was

    asking for you so I will

    close with the Best of

    Love to you I remain

    your ever Loving Wife

         xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

    [next page]

      . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                     Marsh Rd

                  Drogheda

                       Jan.14th.19

    My Dearest Husband

                an answer to your

    ever welcome letter. which

    I got this morning. I

    was sorry to see by

    it you are not well

    I was with Dr." Hamill

    you got. he said

    he got no word

    [/lower left image]

    [lower right image]

               (5)

    and dont forget to let me

    know when you are

    coming home. Well Dear

    I am sending you one of

    my Photos. dont squeese

    me too tight when you get

    it. Tom is on the back

    he says I will have the 

    child as bad as myself.

    Mollie and himself is glad

    to hear you are well.

    also Mrs. Jay. Nan Nannie

    Neddy, Minnie Johnnie

    [/lower right image]


  • February 10, 2018 18:28:18 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    [/upper right image]

    [lower left image]

    no more Dessert after

    Breakfast I had a 

    letter from Vera. She is

    grand Con was asking

    for you. You ask me

    about Budget Smith he

    got nothing I hear he

    is going to be discharged

    soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

    kiss Tom and Mollie was

    asking for you so I will

    close with the Best of

    Love to you I remain

    your ever Loving Wife

         xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

    [next page]

      . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                     Marsh Rd

                  Drogheda

                       Jan.14th.19

    My Dearest Husband

                an answer to your

    ever welcome letter. which

    I got this morning. I

    was sorry to see by

    it you are not well

    I was with Dr." Hamill

    you got. he said

    he got no word

    [/lower left image]

    [lower right image]

               (5)

    and dont forget to let me

    know when you are

    coming home. Well Dear

    I am sending you one of

    my Photos. dont squeese

    me too tight when you get

    it. Tom is on the back

    he says I will have the 

    child as bad as myself.

    Mollie and himself is glad

    to hear you are well.

    also Mrs. Jay. Nan Nannie

    Neddy, Minnie Johnnie



  • February 10, 2018 18:25:39 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    [/upper right image]

    [lower left image]

    no more Dessert after

    Breakfast I had a 

    letter from Vera. She is

    grand Con was asking

    for you. You ask me

    about Budget Smith he

    got nothing I hear he

    is going to be discharged

    soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

    kiss Tom and Mollie was

    asking for you so I will

    close with the Best of

    Love to you I remain

    your ever Loving Wife

         xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

    [next page]

      . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                     Marsh Rd

                  Drogheda

                       Jan.14th.19

    My Dearest Husband

                an answer to your

    ever welcome letter. which

    I got this morning. I

    was sorry to see by

    it you are not well

    I was with Dr." Hamill

    you got. he said

    he got no word

    [/lower left image]



  • February 10, 2018 18:25:28 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    [/upper right image]

    [lower left image]

    no more Dessert after

    Breakfast I had a 

    letter from Vera. She is

    grand Con was asking

    for you. You ask me

    about Budget Smith he

    got nothing I hear he

    is going to be discharged

    soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

    kiss Tom and Mollie was

    asking for you so I will

    close with the Best of

    Love to you I remain

    your ever Loving Wife

         xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mag

    [next page]

      . I am going on well now myself , God Bless You.. 

                     Marsh Rd

                  Drogheda

                       Jan.14th.19

    My Dearest Husband

                an answer to your

    ever welcome letter. which

    I got this morning. I

    was sorry to see by

    it you are not well

    I was with Dr." Hamill

    you got. he said

    he got no word



  • February 10, 2018 18:21:08 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    [/upper right image]

    [lower left image]

    no more Dessert after

    Breakfast I had a 

    letter from Vera. She is

    grand Con was asking

    for you. You ask me

    about Budget Smith he

    got nothing I hear he

    is going to be discharged

    soon. Nan Neddy Mrs Jay

    kiss Tom and Mollie was

    asking for you so I will

    close with the Best of

    Love to you I remain

    youe ever Loving Wive




  • February 10, 2018 18:18:20 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]

    [upper right image]

               5

    you will want to bring

    plenty of Tobacco home

    with you as there is

    none to be got. here.

    the men he's going Mad for

    a smoke. so I will close

    now with the best of Love

    to you. and I shall give

    you an extra kiss. for

    them two letters.

            I remain your

        ever Loving Wife

    God Bless you,        Maggie Bates

                                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxx




  • February 10, 2018 18:16:09 Annick Rodriguez

    [upper left image]

                Marsh Rd

        Drogheda

            Aug. 24th. 18

    My Dear Husband 

         I received your

    ever welcome letter this

    morning. I was glad to

    see by it you are quite well

    Verna is gone back. and

    you tell me that I had

    such a good time of

    it I forgot to send the

    paper and it it was

    [/upper left image]




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