LETTER FRAGMENT 
This is very awkard after giving consent to sale at the above price whether the tenants will give the price we don't know, but of course Willie  can proceed no further in the matter. In 6 or 7 yrs some of the tenants will have their rents revised & sure to be reduced then buying on the reduced rent will mean a reduced purchase & besides compulsary sale is in the air & if voluntary sale will not do the other must. if it would stay as it is then it would do first rate. Willie will send you some money soon he has not got all the rents yet. My boys were all well when we heard. We are expecting Tom  home this Spring I hope he may come I never see or hear anything of Mrs. Boyes  James  sees Mr. [McKitinny]  some times, he says they are all well I hope you may be able to read this. Have you heard of this wonderful revival in Wales? What dreadful work in Russia I am alone Cis  is out & W  in bed. Both would send love if here with much love to you & yours Your loving sister
M Reid 
 This letter is likely addressed to Sarah WHITESIDE née MCCULLAGH, sister of the sender, Mary REID née MCCULLAGH.Going from the content, I am guessing that it was sent in the late 1890s.
 possibly William REID (1866-1923) son of Mary REID née MCCULLAGH & William REID.
 Probably Thomas Whiteside REID, son of Mary REID née MCCULLAGH & William REID
 Mrs. BOYES(?)
 possibly James McCullagh REID (b. 1873)
 “Cis” Sally MCCullagh REID, b1870, daughter of William REID and Mary McCULLAGH – sister of Sarah WHITESIDE.
 “W” probably the husband of the sender, William REID.
 Mary REID née MCCULLAGH
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