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Title: R. L. Porter to friends in Mullaghglass
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FilePorter, Robert L/31
SenderPorter, Robert L.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
Originaboard the Ship Republic
DestinationMullaghglas, Co. Armagh, N.Ireland
Recipient Genderunknown
Relationshipwrites to family
SourceD 1152/3/27: Presented by Mr Charles Best, Mullaghglass, Bessbrook, County Armagh, Ireland
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9011001
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by C.R., 10:12:1993.
Word Count224
TranscriptThe oation [ocean?]

Abbord [Aboard?] the Republac [Republic?] 3 oclo. [o'clock?]
thirsday [Thursday?] 23 October 1873

Dear freands [friends?] I write to say
that we arrived this morning
in Liverpool at about ten oclock [o'clock?]
and had not 2 minutes to Sper [Spare?]
after having a very Rugh [Rough?] night
and a longer passeg [passage?] then [than?] [usual?]
& the cildern [children?] never even
teasted [tasted?] meat from we left
Carlis Marks to 2 oclock [o'clock?]
to day nor could we get
time to get any thing for
them we were the very last
gone on bord [board?] and was very
near having to go without
our boxes owing to them
not been forwarded to the dock
by the realway [railway?] porters
before we got the last well in
to ship she was on the way
She apears [appears?] to be a fine boat
and the stewards appears
to treat the passingers [passengers?] with
great sivillity [civility?] so I hope we
will be all right as we have
been so far thanks be to
allmighty [almighty?] God for all
his mercies and favours
to us unworthy Creatiurs [Creatures?]
hoping this may find
you enjoying good
health I add no more
but remains your
affecned [affectionate?]
Onkle [Uncle?] Robert L Porter

I hope you wil [will?] excuse
my breavity [brevity?] as I have not
a good way of writing

You will please Envelope
this and send it to
Mully Glass [Mullaghglass?].