Thomas Stephenson - Letters from Ireland - 1898

Thomas Crawford Stephenson wrote a series of letters back to his family in Omemee describing his adventures in England and Ireland in 1898. Letters to his mother and father, Thomas Stephenson Sr. and Eliza Worrell, described his travels to the land of his ancestors in County Fermanagh and County Tyrone.

The photos above were taken in Ireland with a camera he purchased in London; he seemed to be quite adept at using the tripod and timer to make self portraits. The camera is now in my possession along with many of the original photographs, including the Stephenson family house in Ireland. He had the photo of himself on Giant's Causeway enlarged and framed. Thomas Crawford Stephenson was tragically killed in an accident at the family mill in Omemee, 1914.

Page 1 - Letter to Mother

Page 2 - Letter to Mother

Page 3 - Letter to Mother

Page 4 - Letter to Mother

Page 1 - Letter to Father

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Page 3 - Letter to Father

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Page 5 - Letter to Father

Page 6 - Letter to Father


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