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Title: R. Mills for Aunt Moore, Baltimore, to D. McDowell, Georgetown.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMills, R/150
SenderMills, R.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBaltimore, Maryland, USA
DestinationGeortown, Washington, D.C., USA
RecipientMcDowell, D.
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipdistant relatives?
SourceT 2305/33: Presented by South Caroliniana Library, University of S. Carolina, Columbia, S. Carolina. #TYPE LET Fragment of Letter From [R. Mills for Aunt Moore ?], [Baltimore ?], to Davison McDowell, Georgetown, [16 December?], [1827?].
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9006017
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log12:06:1990 GMcE#CREATE created 22:10:1991 PKS inpu
Word Count546
TranscriptMr McDowell
Dear sir,
[-?-] [-?-] [-?-] [-?-] [-?-] you came to
had, and we regret to [-?-] [-?-] of God to remove your
mother from this world of sorrows and affliction. We [?] [?]
for that great event, the [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?]
must pay sooner or later, which we [now?] [give?] [the?] [?]
of those who were me[?] and [?] [?] [?] [?] [?]
who were the followers of the weak and lowly [fellow?], and [?]
unable to penetrate beyond d[?] are s[?] they grow [?] [?]
[?] is th[?] assurance that o[?]ss is th[?] et [?] 2 gain
"Be You" of [?] [?ready?] for in such are his [?] [?] [?] [?]
the [fear?] of man cometh
We would have answered your letter sooner, but [?]
Moore was anxious to attend to some business first, which
she regrets she did not mention to you when you [?]
here but your visit being so unexpected it always [?]
her memory. The business to try [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?]
from G[ood?] p[resent?] for [?] [w?] [?] of [?] [?] [?] [?]
the re [?]ary was [?] [?] [?] is to the
write is the p[?] with [?] and [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] to [?]
P?]ther, an eminent Las[?] [?] very [?] [?] [?] many
who offerd to do all in his [power?] gi[?] [Harvard?] to Wash
ington [Washington?] to hear the
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which would come in a very acceptable time, as it would
enable the two families to separate, and we take a house
in town, Aunt owing to the Rheumatism which she has suffered
with for a long time, her limbs have become so weakened,
that it is seldom she gets to Town, even to Church, for some
days past she has been more afflicted with it than usual,
so much so indeed, that it is with pain she moves about
the house, we have had a long spell of damp unpleasant
weather probably increase of pain is in consequence of that
I expect about the time, or it may be, before you receive this
you will receive a letter from Lawyer Winchester, the
Gentleman spoken of above who will give you every inform
ation [information?] necessary how to pro[?]. Aunt neglected mentioning
to Lawyer Winchester the names of those Gentlemen that
would be able to give information concerning Major John
Moore her husband, and would now go in to see him about
[ ? ]The names of the gentlemen
[ ? ] acquaintance of
Uncle Moore's Mr Henry Hampton, Mr John Hampton, and Mr
Asa Delosier whom she thinks lives in Charlston [Charleston?] or [?] not
farther of [off] than the Congaress [Congaree?] Aunt Moore would take it a
great favour for you to attend to this business as soon as
possible. Brigadier General McDonald an old acquaintance
of ours was very kind in offering to render her all the assist
[ ? ] and mentioned that if it was attened to
immediately then [?] office in time to have it settled during
this session [ ? ] how long Uncle