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1888, Letter to Belfast from America.

 From Lizzie Clark, Minneapolis, to her sister, Mrs. Mary McKeown, Belfast,

Ireland, 17 July 1888.

 Dear brother & sister

We were mairred on the 20th Day of June at half past 8 oClock in the morning and had a Mass said for us both that is a rule here to have a mass for the married peopple we road to Church in the finest Cover Carrages Could be got in City We came to our one house & had the wedding ther we had a big time we had all kinds of eating & drinking & evry one seme to ingoy them selves but I would like to have more of My friends to come it took about 2 hundred Dollar to put our wedding over we had Cusan John & his wife was grooms man & brides made the were about 4 month married then he is aunt Margret son lord rest her sole in heavan he is head of the switch men on the ralroad & Can ern about 90 dolars a month my brother Mike dispointed us he was to Be grooms man but he Could Not get away on count of the serkis being in town he is still on the street Car but he past the examination and is going on the fire Apartment he will have 80 dolars per Month he is getting from 12 to 13 per week on the Car dear sister & brother I am very happy since i got married i got a very good kind young man for a husband his name is John thomas clark he is American born but i think his grandfather was irish descent he is Counted A very hansom young man by evry one that sees him he is 26 years of age his hair is dark brown & blue iyz with a strate nose so that is what he is like you told me to tell you in your letter he is a Machine Agant he had a house furnished for me to go when i was maried But i dont think we will stay long in it for the rent is pretty Hie & a smaller house would do us as well he says he will write next time & he sends his his kind love to you all


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