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Letter to Thomas B. Petford, Sr. in America from his nephew in England, WilliamThomas Lowesmore. Written shortly after their arrival in America from England. He discusses conditions in England and the prospect of his father immigrating. Worcester 28 April 1845 My Dear Uncle and Aunt I right these few lines to you hoping to find you all in good health as it leaves us at present, thank God for it. Dear Uncle, father thinks it is very hard as we have sent you so many letters and have not had a answer. My father have at most made up his mind to come to America, but he wishes for to have a letter from you. First, I have no good news to send you of England for our country is in a shocking state. For there is neither work nor money for one half this country. Mr. and Mrs. Parker of Kings Norton was very well when we heard from them last and sends their kind love to you all. Your brothers are all and your sisters and grandfather is about the same as when you saw him. Father and mother sends their kind love to you. Please to give my love to my cousins and accept the same yourself. I remain your affectionate nephew, William Thomas Lowesmore Worcester
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