My dearest Sallie 
I have two letters of yours to reply to and would have done so sooner only waited to get the [Dungooley  ] money. It has never yet been paid and E. Gilmore  does not know the cause of the delay. I shall do as you wish when possible.
Thank God so far we have no more deaths to record. Poor George McCullagh  was the last. It was a sore blow. Sally Gilmore  hears from her son Dr. Tom  regularly. Now that the German big attack has begun he will be kept very busy no doubt. Cecil Major Kathleen  , Johnny's  daughter's husband is in the thick of it also Russell Jackson  and Philip Griffin  . The other boys and Clair  were in various parts of England when we heard of them.
Bessie Brown  has been very delicate with a bad stomach for a long time. Mary Reid  looks no worse than she has for a couple of years. She has the shake in her hands very badly and slightly in her head. She cannot rise or walk without assistance but keeps bright & cheerful. Peggie's  intended  has never got leave from the front yet tho' it was due long ago. Jim and Molly  are well and also Mickie  . He is to be home in August from Rugby. He is a big man now. "Time flies". It's forty-eight years since you were one of my bridesmaids. Few are living who were at my wedding.
Maggie  had a visit of a night from Mr. Henry  and Max  last week. We have no minister in Creggan now. Mr. Morrison  has resigned. I am sure you are very tired of the apple pulling. We will not have a large crop of fruit this year and not much sugar to make jam. Eva Ussher  & family also Allan  & Mattie  are going to [Rosnowlagh] in August. There is good bathing and golf to be had there and much quieter than Bundoran. How I wish you and I could spend a month at the latter place and recall old times. What a number of "Dreamland Faces" we have to remember. I don't suppose your face or mine will ever appear to each other except in dreams. Strange to say I seldom dream of my dead or absent friends - only a lot of rubbish.
We will be very anxious till this great push of the Germans decides who is to win or lose. Surely God will not give the devil his way and allow such villainy to prosper. However we must "trust in Him tho' he slay us" It would be very hard to do. We have promise of fine crops this season and all prospers about this house. I had no letters from Stansted  lately but if any thing was amiss I should hear.
Shall write as soon as I get the D.  money.
Fond love to you and Mary  ,
Yr loving cousin
Mary Griffin 
 Sarah (McCullagh) Whiteside
 Eric Gilmore
 George David McCullagh, son of Margaret (Jackson) Reid) McCullagh & Andrew Bradford McCullagh
 Sarah (Jackson) Gilmore
 Thomas Jackson Gilmore, son of Eliezer Gilmore & Sarah (Jackson) Gilmore
 Kathleen (Jackson) Major, twin sister of Francis Gordon Jackson
 John Jackson, older brother of Sir Thomas Jackson
 Walter David Russell Jackson
 Col. Philip G “Pat” GRIFFIN
 Thmoas Clair Whiteside
 Elizabeth “Bessie” (Jackson) Brown, wife of Thompson Brown
 Mary (McCullagh) Reid, wife of William Reid
 Peggie – probably Margaret Annas REID, daughter of William REID and Mary McCULLAGH
 possibly John R. Webster ARCHIBALD, since he and Margaret Annas REID married Aug 21, 1918
 James & Mary “Mollie” (Menary) Wright of Gilford Castle
 James Francis Wright
 “Maggie” which one?
 Mr. HENRY?
 Max possibly HENRY
 Mr MORRISON?
 Eva Oliver (Reed) Ussher, daughter of Margaret (Jackson) (Reed) McCullagh
 Alan Skuce
 Maud Elizabeth (Reed) Skuce, daughter of Margaret (Jackson) (Reed) McCullagh
 Home of Sir Thomas Jackson & Amelia Lydia (Dare) Jackson
 David Gilmore, son of Eliezer Gimore & Sarah (Jackson) Gilmore. He married Elsie Muriel COULTER December 1920
 Thomas Jackson Gilmore, son of Eliezer Gimore & Sarah (Jackson) Gilmore. He married Marion Elizabeth ARKCOLL on August 1918
 Edith Eileen Gilmore, daughter of Eliezer Gimore & Sarah (Jackson) Gilmore
 Dungooley money
 Mary Ione Whiteside
 Mary (Jackson) Menary) Griffin
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