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Title: William Smith, Philadelphia, to Robert Smith, Co.Antrim
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSmith, William/75
SenderSmith, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientSmith, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD1828/4: Presented by James Steale, Mosside, Co. Antrim
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9502005
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:02:1995.
Word Count212
TranscriptMr James Smyth
Moycraig Near Dervock
County Antrim
Liverpool Ship Letter

Philadelphia March 31 1837

Dear Robert I red [read?] your letter of Decr [December?] 29 on
the 26 first and note its contents you wish
to Come to this country & say that your mother
thinks you to [too?] young but iff [if?] you want to come
you are old enough the sooner you come the better
you are'not Coming to strangers if you are
coming to a strange country you will come
to the best home you ever had and if you
are comming [coming?] I wish you to come in the
last vessel that will sail from Londonderry
belonging to James Corscaden [Corscadden?] as I have payed
[paid?] your passage & sent you two pound for poc [pocket?]
money which James Corscaden [Corscaden?] will [stained?]
on presenting this. Letter to him & if you do not
Come you will send this Back the firs [first?] opportenaty
[opportunity?] bring some oat meal with you & 1 Irish cheese
Do not neglect to come as soon as you can on rect [receipt?]
of this as I have a Situation waiten [waiting?] on you
give my Love to all my friends I hav [have?] to
Send this by Liverpool as there is no conveyance
sentt [sent?] to Ireland
I remain your affectionate
[--nch?] Wm [William?] Smith