Copy of a letter from Mrs Nolan, Clara Upper, County Kilkenny to her son, Patrick apparently in Rhode Island, United States, thanking him for the money he sent and referring to her severe poverty and asking for the cost of passage to America, 'And this day we are without a bit to eat and I wood be dead long ago only for two nebours that often give me a bit for God's sake. ..But on my two bended neese, fresh and fasting, I pray to God that you, nor one of you, may never know nor ever suffer what we are suffering at the present' [sic], 8 October 1850.

A typed copy of this letter is included in the calendar of this collection.

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