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Title: James Brown, Philadelphia to James Brown, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBrown, James (1)/39
SenderBrown, James (1)
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmechanic?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientBrown, James
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 3688/F/10 a & b
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9103120
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by B.W. 22:12:1993
Word Count118
TranscriptD 3688/F/10a

From: James Brown, Philadelphia

To: His Cousin James Brown,
18 Mill street, Belfast,
Expressing surprise that he has
not answered his last letter asking
him to write.

"...As for your kindness to Nancey I will never forget you.
What you have done for her pleases me well...let me
now [know?] if she is well and how she comes on at school and
if she require 6 months more schoolling [schooling?] let her
have it. Respects to your father and William and George and all> the family, not forgetting little Bessie Brown...

...Times is very brisk here at present with the most of
mecenniks [mechanics?]. I have more than I can do. I have
done about $7000 worth of work this season at present...

...My cousin Jean here is a fine girl and she thinks her
cousin Jean ought to wrote an answer to her letter..."

D 3688/F/10b

"...Notes by James Brown, Belfast, written on
the reverse side of the above letter
saying that he had replied on the
4th February per Nancy Brown who had sailed
on the Ceres on the previous day, and informing him of the
death of his uncle, William Brown...."