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Title: McCabe, McGilton & Rath, Omaha, to Joshua Peel, Armagh.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMcCabe, McGilton & Rath/16
SenderMcCabe, McGilton & Rath
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationattorneys, counselors
Sender Religionunknown
OriginOmaha, Nebraska, USA
DestinationArmagh, N.Ireland
RecipientPeel, Joshua
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD889/7/1: Deposited by: Messrs Joshua Peel & Son, Solicitors, Armagh.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.1200279
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 19:12:00.
Word Count315
TranscriptJames McCabe. Edmund G. McGilton. Lawrence Rath.
McCabe, McGilton & Rath,
Attorneys & Counselors,
First National Bank Building,
Omaha, Neb.

Joshua E.Peel, I.L.S.I.
Armagh, Armagh Co., Ireland.

Dear Sir:-

We represent Mary J. Thompson, daughter
of Elizabeth Trotter Thompson (now dead) who was
wife of Robert Thompson and a niece of Sir Trotter
of Armagh, Armagh County , Ireland.
About fifty years ago, Elizabeth Trotter
married Robert Thompson against the will of her
father and possibly against the will of her uncle,
Sir Trotter and came to this country, where she
resided until she died about five years ago at the
age of about 57, leaving our client, Mary J.
Thompson, her only issue. Elizabeth Trotter
Thompson never communicated with her parents after
coming here and they never knew her whereabouts or
whether she was dead or alive. Sir Trotter who is
supposed to have died within the past fifty years,
was reputed to be quite wealthy, and as he was a
bachelor, possibly remembered Elizabeth Trotter
Thompson, or her issue in his will, or, if he died
intestate, our client, through her mother, may be
entitled to a share of the Estate. We notice by
Klmes' International Directory that you have
practiced law there since 1872, and therefore
concluded that you may have known the Trotters, or
some of them and could give us the information we
are seeking, as to whether or not our client is
entitled to any share of the Trotter estate.
Or, if the probate records are in Armagh, it
might not be too great a task for you to inspect
them, in order to obtain information Our client is
without any funds whatever and is in needy
circumstnces [circumstances?], therefore, we
cannot offer you any compensation now, but should
investigation develop that she is entitled to a
share in any estate there, we will be glad to have
you to look after her interests, out of which you
will be evntually [eventually?] paid.
Trusting that we may be favored with your reply,
we are,
Yours truly,
Dict'd [Dictated?]. McCabe McGilton & Rath