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Title: Hamilton Young, New York, To "Dear Matty", Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/96
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.9606046
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 19:06:96.
Word Count215
TranscriptDear Matty, New York 11 Jan 1790

Annexed is Copy of what I wrote you the
6 Inst. & now inclose [enclose?] you bill Lading for two
barels [barrels?] apples one box containing five Potts [Pots?]
of Peppers & Peaches & a paper of Jerusalim [Jerusalem?]
Cherrys [Cherries?] to plant in Flower [Pots?] or Boxes
likewise a bundle containing 8 Mariston
Peppers 8 Spitzenburg Apple [Trees?] [&?] [too?]
8 [Virgaliece?] Pear trees the later bears the finest
fruit I have ever met with, [-?] the Brig.t
[Brigantine?] Susannah Capt Thos [Thomas?] Durry which I
hope will goe [go?] safe. On arrival send one
barrel of the apples one Pott [Pot?] Peppers & one of
the preserved Peaches to Mr Isaac, I have wrote
him a few lines by this Vessel that you would
get James Finlay to put the Trees in a good a spot
We have had the most moderate Winter here
that has been since I came into the Country hitherto
Capt Durry promises me to deliver them immediatly
[immediately?] on his arrival his Month here having
[particularly?] recommended it to him, It seems he is the
Son of [John?] Durry the same Johnston who had our Shop many
years ago I understand she is married again & now in Ireland
&c Capt Durry [with?] [love?] &c &c