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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Lunch at Mrs. Murphy's
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:43:13 -0600
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In-Reply-To: <0F91345B231E47CD846A2781DE8CCA03@MaryKayPC>

Dear Mary Kay,
It was nice meeting you and I'm glad you enjoyed the lunch and John's
I'm just curious where you came across the Sceal articles.


On Jan 22, 2008, at 11:20 AM, Mary Kay wrote:

> Thank you for allowing a "foreigner" to invade Chicago and join the
> party at the Irish Bistro. The food was great, the service was
> superb, the company was congenial, and, most of all, John
> Corrigan's talk was entertaining and informative. Though I have no
> direct Chicago ancestry, I've been a fan of the city since my
> mother took me as a child every August to spend a week there. Only
> recently, I've decided I need to learn more about the city's
> history. I had read one of John Corrigan's articles in SCEAL, so I
> knew the trip would be worthwhile. I learned that there were many
> nineteenth century Chicago newspapers that I knew nothing about,
> and look forward to investigating some of them. His points about
> contradictory information and the need to compare different
> newspaper accounts of the same event were well taken. I look
> forward to his publications on-line and hopefully in book form.
> Thanks again for letting me join the party,
> Mary Kay Kuhfittig
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