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Title: W Montgomery, New Orleans to Joseph M. Seawright, Philadelphia
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMontgomery, William/52
SenderMontgomery, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientSearight, Joseph
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 2794/1/2/31:[Letter 2] Presented by H.H. Montgomery , Kensington Gardens, Belfast 5.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9504114
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:1995.
Word Count265
Transcript[Envelope addressed to]

10 [Cents?]
Mr. Joseph M. Seawright
1 Light St. [Street?]
Pa [Pensylvania?]

Wm. Thompson
Jany [January?] 1st 1849

New Orleans
December 30th 1848
My dear Joe
Annexed you have a letter which if you think
necessary you may either transmit to uncle Joe or make a copy
& do so. I do not think he has any justification of doing as
he says but it would not be any harm to put him right on
these points. I think a Lunatic Asylum would be the fittest
place for him to end his days in - I would like to see the
newspaper card about Mapey if you could send me one. I have
had one letter from home since the middle of Sep [September?]
so if they complain about six weeks I have more to shout
about I hope however my regular correspondence will soon
be revived and continue unbroken. By the way I should like to
know who Miss Curran is married to. Poor John Kernhan I am
sorry for him as I believe him to be an upright man and would
like to know the pros & cons of his case. His son Wm
[William?] is in Louisville Ky [Kentucky?] & I hope he will
do well. There was not much fear of my going to the "gold
diggings" & I suppose when I next hear from home I will be
told of all sorts of anxiety & alarm respecting this Cholera
is very bad here consequently a miserable state of affairs as
far as business is concerned
Winnie to direct to Mepis $ 8260
wishing your Phil [Philadelpia?]
friends all the compliments of the season
I believe me to remain
your affectionate cousin
W Montgomery