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Title: Samuel & Margaratt Hall, Philadelphia, to Samuel Hall, New York. Philadelphia
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHall, Samuel & Margaret/61
SenderHall, Samuel & Margaret
Sender Gendermale-female
Sender Occupationprospects to run a soap business
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationLittle Britain, New York, USA
RecipientHall, Samuel
Recipient Gendermale
SourceCopyright retained by Eleanor Hallfreese, 12 Brighton Street, Rochester, New York 14607, U.S.A.
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9509133
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 29:09:95.
Word Count379
Transcript1816 Philadelphia April 18
Dear Brother I write to Let you know wee [we?] are
all well hopeing [hoping?] this will find you & yours in
same I think starnge [strange?] you have not answered
my Letter of November last I ame [am?] fraid [afraid?] all is
not well with you I [have?] [received?] Letters from hom [home?]
Last summer at that time the [they?] were all well your Mother wase
[was?] verry [very?] much troubled when shee [she?] heard you
had took on In the armey [army?] Mary McHain wrote you had
gote [got?] married to some officrs [officer's?] Daughter your
Mother Requisted [Requested?] me to send the true account, but I
have wrote [written?] None this year I have just Returned from a
trip through the Western Country I went out in Janry [January?]
& Before I returned the River wase [was?] oppen [open?] & all the
vessels gone perhaps You will wonder what took me I went out
along with My Employer to Establish a manufactory [manufacture?]
of soap & lard & a store like well But wee [we?] could not get a
place to answer yet but still expects it
I am to Carry it on and have half of the Buisness [Business?] I
live very comfortably hear [here?] the [they?] have Raised my
wages to 10s per day & a house to live till such times are wee
[we?] can get a place to answer us I keep Robert & Margaratt at
School Robert is a fine Boy and begining to write Samuel is 13
Months old & has been Running this 5 weeks I have nothing worth
to write But markets has run exceeding high & noe [now?]
appearance of any change Wee [We?] send our Love to you & your
Beloved Partner & wase [was?] sorry to hear of your troubles But
that wee [we?] must Expect while hear [here?] to [what?] plasess
[pleases?] him he is over all to call unto a better plase
[place?] to write as soon as this comes to hand And Let us know
how you & yours are
Direct to C & Dalletts
No 34 Market St
Let us know what account you have had at
home and all about it
Noe [No?] more But you
Samuel & Margaratt Hall

Mr Samuel Hall
Little brittan [Britain?] Orange
County State 18
N York [New York?]

18 APR [April?]