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Page 51 - Love Letters from St. Pauls Island

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1998/6/1 (179 reads)

But my dear friend this is an aful lonesome place and some times I am feeling very lonely and sick of it all. Good bye and write soon. Lovingly yours John A., St. Pauls Island John's father died sometime in 1919 and John came home to Boularderie to be with his sister Florence, who was ail alone on the farm after their father died. When she decided to get married, he went back to St. Paul's in November of 1920. Miss Margret Coady 46 Atlantic Street, Sydney, Cape Breton July 24, 1920 Dear Margret, I received your letter. I was aful glad to hear from you once more and also that you didn't forget me alltogether. I did get your leter and answered it to but you dident write since until this time. Well Margret how is times. I suppose you ar driving it for all you ar worth. I am to darn bussy farming to have a good time. Why don't you take a trip over wile you ar home. I would surely like to see you. I am collecting county rates in our District this year and I have to go over to Sydney soon, perhaps you could arrange to meet me when I am over there for old time sake. Well Margret times ar changing all the time I find an aful change in my home since you and I met before and Peter is married all right. He is luckey. Those good things ar not for me. Well Margret I must conclude with Love I am yours as ever. J. A. Mclntyre, Boularderie West Miss Margret Coady Alder Point, C. B. October 16, 1920 To Miss Margret Coady From Mr. John A. Mclntyre Request the pleasure of your company at the wedding of his sister Florence to Patrick Pendergast, Oct. 19th 1920. John A. Mclntyre Boularderie W. BADDECK MARINE pftNDEE MARINE Providing Professional MARINE Service to Cape Breton AND Eastern Nova Scotia 25 Years Margaret Coady with her schoolchildren Miss Margret Coady Nov. 7, 1920 South Side, Little Bras d'or. Cape Breton Dear Margret, I arrived hear safe after a rather rough trip down. We had to put in to White Point for shelter Wednesday night but the next day it was fine. Well dear Margret things ar pretty dull hear we haven't much fun but its a means to an end. I am heaping for better things next sum? mer if God spares me then. I am going back home and settle down. I hoap to be in a position to brighten things up around home and perhaps I might be able to induce somebody to take pitty on a lonly batchelor. Well Margret I want you to wright to me often. I will be waiting for HOME OF horticultural school on WHEELS * Specializing in custom Landscape Design courses to suit your needs. 295-2858 Your Complete Garden Centre Hardy Plants and Shrubs Serving Do-it-yourself "'?'E?'L''' Landscaping OPEN DAILY • Drop in or Phone 295-2858 • Don Nicholson Your Teaching and Training Partner '''m''Wm At the gateway to the fabled Cabot Trail, you'll discover the Golf Course at Bell Bay... Designed by world renowned architect, Thomas McBroom, and nominated as... "Best New Canadian Golf Course • 1998" for Golf Digest Magazine We are now accepting bookings for foursomes, outings and tournaments. Bell Bay Golf Course Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia Please call (902) 295-1333 or Toll Free 1 (800) 565-3077 Rob MacGregor CPGA • Director of Golf Bill Julie CGSA • Coiirse Superintendent Welcome to Baddeck ... 51
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