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1-101 (Text)

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Speaker:
author,female,Catchpole, Margaret,44 addressee,female
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Letter
Word Count :
214
Plaint Text :
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Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
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http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1806
Identifier
1-101
Source
Mitchell Library, 1847
pages
x
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Extent:
987
Identifier
1-101-plain.txt
Title
1-101#Text
Type
Text

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Sydney, October the 8, 1806
Dear,
uncle and aunt one the eighteen of aprell 1806 i was fiftey milles in the Countrey and very ill i had the pleasant newes that thear was a Box from englent for me wich it was the grates joy that I ever felt after Being five yeares all but one month from you. Maney Be the time that i hav said to my Best friends what would i give to hear from my Dear uncle and aunt. i have Dremt of being with you wich i pray to God to perserve you in Life and mine to meet once moor wich i hav no dought But we shall as i am Bless God at this time in Good health and happy to hear you are the same and Lucy and my James and Samendill and my dear boy Charles. I am seten By the sid of a Good cask of portter and i wish to see you all Befor it is out it will not be taped till Christmas this is my Daughters as i call her she com in to the Countrey she have got 2 fine boyes and a gairll with me and they call me Granmother for this house is my home where i born 

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