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Title: Letter From Shipping Agent, Liverpool, to W.G. Smith, Carrickmacross
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileElliot, Thomas/70
SenderElliot, Thomas
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationshipping agent
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationCarrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
RecipientSmith, William G.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 3531/P/Box 1: Deposited by Major J.E. Shirley. #TYPE LET Shirley Papers: Letter From Thomas Elliot, Shipping Agent, Liverpool, to W.G. Smith, Carrickmacross, Ireland, 10 May 1847.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9004053
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log01:05:1990 JM created 16:08:1990 CC input 16:08:19
Word Count316
TranscriptTo Mr W.G. Smith

Liverpool 10 May 1847

Dear William,
The £1 you sent and
which I received yesterday I handed to
Anne Bell this day just before the
ship hauled out.
I should have handed
it to her yesterday had she not been
over with others of her party at Cheshire
they should have been off on Friday
but when ready to shove over to the
Gates at tidetime it came on to
rain very heavily & the wind hauling
round to the westward they gave it up
have been first here since.
I sent rather a good humoured
letter to Strong this day respecting
the two young persons who returned
Home in such bad humour. When
the passengers ran up so high - If
they come along by next Saturdays
Boat I will give them their Passage
to New York in as fine a ship as
is now in Port the "Atlantic" for
New York on her second trip only
at the terms they paid,* (*please tell Joseph so) and as I offerd
before will pay their Steamboat Fare
Had they at once decided on
taking my advice & my offer made them
when they first appeared here it would
have saved them some trouble & anxiety.
Terms to Quebec are likely to become
more moderate & will be by next week
£3-10-0 & halfprice for children.
To New York & other United States
Ports very little alteration is expected
in consequence of the new Regulations which
prevents all ships from carring [carrying?] little more
than 2/3s of the original complement
& all now must be in Single Berths -
The increase in price of Bread tends
to keep passengers up.
Markets here are at present very stiff
& nothing adoing only for cash down
within the last week.
Yours very truly
Thos [Thomas?] Elliott

Mr W.G. Smith

Please let me know of such as
may come by Saturdays Boat