Letters from James Murtagh, item 28

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We have the Captins brother serving as a

private with us he is on the card with us

he is the third man in the third row

from the bottom on the left hand side

he is behind me but one that is his brother

our captin in the center. In our hall we

have a Russian a belgian and the rest are

scotch + english. I am now the only irish

man in the whole lot; they never call me

anything else only Irish even the seargent

calls me by that name had you any

letters from frank lately if I get to

know any-one here that would receive a

letter for me I will rite to him I could add

on I am shifted to Edinburgh  You could

tell him in your next letter that the firin

shifted me. I think I will now Concl

ude. Hoping yourself + Mary are

enjoying the best of health.

   I remain

  Your Fond + affectionate

        Brother

          James

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We have the Captins brother serving as a

private with us he is on the card with us

he is the third man in the third row

from the bottom on the left hand side

he is behind me but one that is his brother

our captin in the center. In our hall we

have a Russian a belgian and the rest are

scotch + english. I am now the only irish

man in the whole lot; they never call me

anything else only Irish even the seargent

calls me by that name had you any

letters from frank lately if I get to

know any-one here that would receive a

letter for me I will rite to him I could add

on I am shifted to Edinburgh  You could

tell him in your next letter that the firin

shifted me. I think I will now Concl

ude. Hoping yourself + Mary are

enjoying the best of health.

   I remain

  Your Fond + affectionate

        Brother

          James


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  • October 30, 2017 19:54:00 Thomas A. Lingner

    We have the Captins brother serving as a

    private with us he is on the card with us

    he is the third man in the third row

    from the bottom on the left hand side

    he is behind me but one that is his brother

    our captin in the center. In our hall we

    have a Russian a belgian and the rest are

    scotch + english. I am now the only irish

    man in the whole lot; they never call me

    anything else only Irish even the seargent

    calls me by that name had you any

    letters from frank lately if I get to

    know any-one here that would receive a

    letter for me I will rite to him I could add

    on I am shifted to Edinburgh  You could

    tell him in your next letter that the firin

    shifted me. I think I will now Concl

    ude. Hoping yourself + Mary are

    enjoying the best of health.

       I remain

      Your Fond + affectionate

            Brother

              James

  • October 30, 2017 19:53:51 Thomas A. Lingner

    We have the Captins brother serving as a

    private with us he is on the card with us

    he is the third man in the third row

    from the bottom on the left hand side

    he is behind me but one that is his brother

    our captin in the center. In our hall we

    have a Russian a belgian and the rest are

    scotch + english. I am now the only irish

    man in the whole lot; they never call me

    anything else only Irish even the seargent

    calls me by that name had you any

    letters from frank lately if I get to

    know any-one here that would receive a

    letter for me I will rite to him I could add

    on I am shifted to Edinburgh  You could

    tell him in your next letter that the firin

    shifted me. I think I will now Concl

    ude. Hoping yourself + Mary are

    enjoying the best of health.

       I remain

      Your Fond + affectoinate

            Brother

              James


  • October 12, 2017 20:12:15 Annick Rodriguez

    We have the Captins brother serving as a

    private with us he is on the card with us

    he is the third man in the third row

    from the bottom on the left hand side

    he is behind me but one that is his brother

    our captin in the center. In our hall we

    have a Russian a belgium and the rest are

    scotch + english. I am now the only irish

    man in the whole lot; they never call me

    anything else only Irish even the seargent

    calls me by that name had you any

    letters from frank lately if I get to

    know any one here that would receive a

    letter for me I will rite to him I could  ... 

    on I am shifted to Edinburgh  You could

    tell him in your next letter that the firin

    shifted me. I think I will now Concl

    ude. Hoping yourself + Mary are

    enjoying the best of health.

           P Ruman

      Your Fond + affectoina

            Brother

              James


  • October 12, 2017 19:01:56 Annick Rodriguez

    We have the Captins brother serving as a

    private with us he is on the card with us

    he is the third man in the third row

    from the bottom on the left hand side

    he is behind me but one that is his brother

    our captin in the center. In our hall we

    have a Russian a belgium and the rest are

    scotch + english. I am now the only irish

    man in the whole lot


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