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Title: Hamilton Young, New York, To "Dear Matty", Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/101
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.9606121
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 25:06:96.
Word Count279
TranscriptDear Matty New York 5 May 1790
Above is what I wrote you the 7 April
And am now fav.d [favoured?] with yours of the 26 Jany
[January?] & 23 Feby [February?] the later the 27 past.
I am glad you got the Hams & that they proved good. Mr Walton
thanks you for your attention about his
Shirts. Cambrick [Cambric?] is plenty & reasonable
here, the Irish [seems?] to cut much in wearing
I [thanks?] you my Stock is quite sufficent
for some time, the [they?] seem to drive on Trade
Briskly with you. I observe what you
say about the Election & am glad Capt Durry
was arrived, it was best to let the Vessel
come up for fear of Accidents & hope they
pleased, Mr Albright is obliged to you for
Applying to Capt Scott, - I credited you œ13
Irish for the first 80 yards of [Tabinet?] you
orderd [ordered?], as I [imaged?] you [just?] remitted
Mr N [Norris?] that Exact some [sum?] - or he
drew on you for it, the
[rest?] [fixed?] it him for, I have got several
considerable things of the House Settled this
Month, & expect the paym.t [payment?] I mention from
Templeton & Stewart next week, [but?] the obstruction
I meet with in settling affairs makes me
very low Spirited as my Chief prospect now
is to get to you & the rest of my Relations
where I flatter myself I may injoy [enjoy?] a
Moderate share of happyness [happiness?] if the Almighty
Spares me I expect what I shall get done
this Month will inable [enable?] me to fix the time
I shall leave this & am &c
&c Pacquet Belfast
&c Pacquet