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Title: William Hutton Liverpool, to John McCrea,Strabane.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHutton, William/5
SenderHutton, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionPresbyterian
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationStrabane, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientMcCrea, John
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 2298/4/2/3: Deposited by Messrs. Wilson & Simms, Solicitors
Archive:Public Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9310029
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by C. McK., 04:10:19
Word Count241
TranscriptLiverpool Feb [February?] 24

Dear John
I have just a
moment to wish you all a
kind farewell on behalf of
myself & dear Wife
your much loved sister
Our visit has been one of
true delight & will long
continue a source of
real & sincere gratulation
(sic) if our lives be
spared & the power to real
fond remembrances - one of
the highest gifts from the
overflowing hand of the most
bountiful Giver of all Gifts
We have indeed had
much cause to be
grateful - for our lifes[lives?]
has been crowned with[--?]
one of the brightest gems
in the crown has been
our visit to dear friends
in the north -
We sail today at noon
for Boston upon the
"Canada" much very
much love to you all
& all dear friends around
you from your deeply
attached Sister - and
your ever loving brother
William Hutton
We will write from
Boston - we expect to
be there in 11 days
or 12 at most - The
Canada is a Cunarder
& a first rate vessel
I got a beautiful watch
& chain for Joseph for
£7-3-6 & sold my
mscript [manuscript?] to Mr.
Stanford of Charing X

[Charing Cross?] for £20 -
& I hope 20 copies -
I think it will soon
be published - We
have value for upwards
of £100 home with us
many thanks to dear friends
everywhere for substantial
testimonies of warm
regard -