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Title: [Thomas?] Greeves, Dungannon, to James Heather, N.York
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGreeves, Thomas/201
SenderGreeves, Thomas
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlawyer? Banker?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
DestinationNew York, USA
RecipientHeather, James
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 593/47: Obtained: Lt.Col. JRH Greeves, c/o Messrs J.& TM Greeves, Conwat Str. Belfast
ArchiveThe Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9512036
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 07:12:95.
Word Count510
TranscriptCopy of letter to Jas. Heather - now living in N.York

Dear James
I have recd [received?] there of the 15th Ult
wishing me to remit then what is under my care will
in the Dungannon Savings Bank that is coming to comply
with thy request in getting done with thy brother
John's child and to remit the other part to his widow
in Canada who is married to [-------?] Heather and in
[own?] that I may get quit of all legally, thought
[has?] to consult attorney Newton who advised me to
get thy rec [record?] in full of all demands on the
[----ful?] stamp stamp, which I now enclose for thee
to date and sign and forward me, drawn by him, except
the sum, which is in my writing and as there is an
erasure in it just write at the bottom of the [----?]
in thy writing - fifty seven pounds seven shillings
and ten pence sterl [sterling] and on the other side I
send a copy of what is necessary instructions for them
to write me on the subject which [------?] do verbatim
- I also send [----with?] a copy of the Dungannon
Savings Bank passbook act [account?] by which thou will
see these will be int [interest?] for this year up to
the time it will be taken out to add to the amts
[amounts?] I have to remit which I expect thou art
not [-----?] but will be as faithfuly [faithfully?]
sent as the other part. I understand the Int
[interest?] allow Savings Bank has been further
[------?] by order of our government thou will
[------?] I have only deducted the half of the œ5 debt
off the [w----?] share, as I [------?] it only [-----?]
that the childs part be made subject to the other half
, which then can do with as [thou?] thinks proper on
[----ing?] it away
On enquiry I find that Jas. [James?] [Dukin?] is
in [Bunn----?] Derry Harrington [Dukin?] is deceased
and Alexander Little is in business in Ballygawly -
Dr Hamilton and [Mrs?] Douglas are both living but I
have not seen them since I [----?] [----?] - Robt
[Robert?] Smith and Alexr [Alexander?] MacKenzie died
this month, both after [-----------?]
What was the matter with thy son that died -
[----?] the [----put?] of trade here for the winter
[season?], cutter I could give Geo [George?] [------?]
[recommend?] to come over [-------?] that bad as things
may be in america that they must be worse here - it is
hard to think money [------?] more difficult to keep
when it is made.

(written along the side of the page)

There is no newspaper published here but I intend
sending thou a Belfast one by this [countryman?] I am
seldom in my own shop being at times so poorly
[therepon?] has not as [apply?] of [sending?] thy
[----------?] as [have?] to should she be in it I
[----?] I saw [----?] [---?] then [--?] [--------?]
and she looks well