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Title: Hamilton Young, New York, To "Dear Matty", Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/79
SenderYoung, Hamilton
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationgoods trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNew York, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientYoung, Martha
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD.729/22: Presented by Miss Duffin, Mount Pleasant, Stranmillis, Belfast.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9606045
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 19:06:96.
Word Count254
TranscriptDear Matty New York 6 Jan 1790
I wrote you a few lines the 10th
past via London & have now the pleasure
of your favors 29 Sept & 27 Octr [October?]
the later long before the former I need not say
any thing further about geting [getting?] from
hence than that I am doing what I can to
effect it soon in [summer?] I have just
recd [received?] the [Cabinet?] & shall Credit
Mr Morris for it & what you & Sisters had Mr Walton
is much obliged to your attention about
his Shirts, no doubt Mr Morris sent you
the Mahogany, Capt Cheevers met with some
difficulty at Liverpool & I understand
was to goe [go?] to Newry, therefore hope he
has sent you the [Hams?], if not youd [you would?]
best write a friend in Newry to enquire [inquire?]
about him. The Holmes has been a fortunate
family, its a pity the [Loss?] of Lady Donegal
Capt Hamiltons Fathers farm at Stockbridge
I know very well, Mr Baillie is not got here yet
I think your conduct with regard the Down
[Election?] very proper, & am much obliged to Mr
Ker [Kerr?] for his politeness, I suppose [Will?]
[Harnsan?] died ritch [rich?]. The Brig Susanna will
sail in a few days by whom [the?] articles I mentioned
goes I have taken particular pains with the aples [apples?]
as I understand they are scarce with you [love?] [f?] you
& our Sisters on any returns of the present Season &c
&c Pacquet HY [Hamilton Young?] Capt [Durry?]