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Letter from Mary Garvey, Irish immigrant, to her mother, October 24, 1850

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Title
Letter from Mary Garvey, Irish immigrant, to her mother, October 24, 1850
Name (ID = NAME001); (type = personal)
NamePart (type = family)
Garvey
NamePart (type = given)
Mary
Role
RoleTerm
author
Name (ID = NAME002); (type = personal)
NamePart (type = family)
Smith
NamePart (type = given)
Mary Elizabeth
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transcriber
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Text
Genre (authority = Art and Architecture Thesaurus)
correspondence
Genre (authority = Art and Architecture Thesaurus)
letters
OriginInfo
DateCreated (qualifier = exact)
1850
Language
LanguageTerm
English
Abstract
Mary Garvey, an Irish immigrant, was the servant of Rescarrick Moore Smith, a Hightstown businessman and New Jersey State Treasurer. This letter was dictated to and transcribed by Smith's daughter, Mary Elizabeth. In this letter to her mother in Ireland, Garvey asks after various family members and friends. She asks her mother many time to consider leaving the "poor state of Ireland" to emigrate to America. She also discusses her work duties, wages, and social life.
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Topic
Irish Americans
Topic
Immigrants
Topic
Women
Topic
Working class
Topic
Community life
Topic
Emigration and immigration
Topic
Family
Topic
Work
Geographic
New Jersey
Geographic
New Jersey--Hightstown
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Rutgers University Libraries Special Collections General Resources
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rucore00000002112
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http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/SPCOL.Article.606
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Identifier (type = doi)
doi:10.7282/T3707ZXM
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Emily Zervas
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Special Collections and University Archives
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Rutgers University Libraries
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Alexander Library
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gift
AcquisitionSource
Rescarrick Moore Smith papers
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Rescarrick Moore Smith papers
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