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Title: S Kirkpatrick, Kingston, to G Kirkpatrick, Ballymena
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileKirkpatrick, Stafford/17
SenderKirkpatrick, Stafford
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationjugde
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginKingston, Ontario, Canada
DestinationBallymena, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientRev George Kirkpatrick
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1604/77: Presented by Rev. Robert Kirkpatrick, Breezemount, The Roddens, Larne, County Antrim.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9012020
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by B.W. 06:12:1993
Word Count352
TranscriptTo: [Reverend George Kirkpatrick, Ballymena, Ireland?]

Kingston 25 [Ontario, Canada?] Nov1842

My dear George
I fully expected
to have been able to tell
you that 100 was in
Alexr [Alexander's] hands for you on
a/c [account] of Mr Stewart but I
find it impossible for him
to pay & take out his
deed. I have kept in my
hands 100 for this purpose
& when that is done I
have agreed with Mr S [Stewart?]
that a certain portion of
it shall at once be sold
and the incumbrances
paid off - As the land
will meet with ready sale
this can be effected early
in the Spring and I will
take care that your interests
shall be the first attended
to - The rest of the land
I have suggested shall be
vested in trustees for Mr
Ss [Stewart's?] childer in such portion
as he intends leaving it to
them after his death
This will prevent Mr Thompson
taking any steps against the land
I cannot understand this matter -
like no kind ever at home Ths [Thomas?]
T was willing to give a sum certain
say 1000 @ 1200 for Ths [Thomas?] Ss [Stewarts?] interest
in the property. Now he claims the
property as his & 3000 besides
I think the claim is only advanced
to frighten her
We are thank God all well
Though Thos [Thomas?] and two of our
childer go to school (day)

I hope you have succeeded
in getting a tutor. It is a
difficult thing to combine in
a college student the temper
& qualification &c necessary
for an instructor
No doubt you will see all our
political news in the paper.
I much fear that Sir C Hayes
will not live through the winter
He has thrown himself into the hands
of the rebellion & disaffected &c now
that it is too late, he sees his
error but knows not how to
remedy it. The Stewarts were [here?]
when I heard it. Colley Foster is far
from well. His health is breaking fast
we are trying to induce him to sell out
we all join in kindest love to you - your wife
& boys
Your affect [affectionate?] brother
Stafford Kirkpatrick