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Title: John James Murphy to Martin Murphy, 13 November 1863
CollectionArgentina - Murphy
SenderMurphy, John James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationemigrant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLisbon, Portugal
DestinationHaysland, Co. Wexford, Ireland
RecipientMurphy, Martin
Recipient Gendermale
Doc. No.
Partial Date
Doc. Type
Word Count193
Genrearrival, account of passage
TranscriptLisbon, 12 o’clock Noon
Dear Friends,

I take this hurried opportunity of informing you that we have arrived safe here at present in good health, but the mood of all on board having suffered much from say sickness since we left Southampton. Dear brother, I received your letter after coming on board I am satisfied as regards the Barns purchased &c. Do as you think best in these matters. I shall defer any particulars as to the passage until I reach Buenos Aires. I am about going on shore now to post this letter and to see the town, the particulars of which I shall give you hereafter. There were about 100 first class passengers sat down to dinner the first day, but since there has been very few at table owing to the say sickness. Dear friends, I must cut this short as all is topsy-turvy. Adieu dear friends and believe me to be your dear brother,

John Murphy

I got no letter or message from you since I came here. We leave now and God be with you all.
Your dear John.