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Title: Isabella Nicholl, U.S.A. to W. J. C. Allen, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileNicholl, Isabella/23
SenderNicholl, Isabella
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAugusta, Georgia, USA
RecipientCampbell Allen, William J.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1558/1/1/82: Papers of William John Campbell Allen Depositedby F. D. Campbell Allen.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9708188
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 29:08:97.
Word Count285
TranscriptAugusta September 15 1852

My Dear Sir
I hope you will do me the favour to believe
that it is not for the want respect I have so long delayed
returning my most sincere thanks for your very kind
present of œ5 - which I received by our friend Mr R
Campbell - agreeable to your desire I have bought with
the money a handsome pair of divans and presented them
to Isabell in your name I thought it best to get
something durable so that we might both remember you
with gratitude for past as well as present favours -

I am shure [sure?] you will be pleased to hear that Mr
Campbell looks remarkable wellbut I am very sorry to say
that Mrs Campbell looks time worn indeed I dont think
I should have known her had she not been with Mr Campbell
she has every appearance of a very old woman
no doubt you have heard of the freshet which we have had
in Augusta and its vicinity the injury it has done is
immense the upper bridge is carryed [carried?] away and
the other much injured they [the?] streets are all toren
[torn?] up they [the?] fences and many of they [the?]
small Houses are taken clear off and they [the?]
gardens entirely destroyed I am happy to say that we
are all in high health and has spent a very pleasant
summer --
Isabell unites with me in offering our best regards to you
and Mrs allen not forgetting the dear little daughter
have the goodness to present my best regards to your Uncle
and Aunt and they [the?] young Ladys and your cousin
and believe me to be your truly obliged friend

Isabella Nicholl