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Title: Captain S. Smiley, Liverpool to T. Smiley, Islandmagee
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileCapt. Samuel Smiley/44
SenderCaptain Samuel Smiley
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationship captain
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationIslandmagee, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientSmiley, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 2723/1/2: Correspondence between Captain Samuel Smiley and his brother Thomas Smiley Islandmagee, Co Antrim 1852 - 1857
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland
Doc. No.9706231
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 25:06:97.
Word Count287
TranscriptMr Thos [Thomas?] N Smiley
Co Antrim

Liverpool Nov 28th 52 [1852]

Dear Brother

I write you a few lines as i [I?] am
not able to get home the Captn [Captain?] is
not arrived yet but i [I?] expect him at 4 in
the afternoon as there is another Boat Arrives
from Cork, I saw Mr Bane yesterday he was going
home last night. I gave John Tweed the old
[?] Brown Jacket & 4 Plugs Tobacco 12 Segars
[Cigars?] a Packet [?] & œ7 0 0 sterling one
to yourself one to Jane & œ5 to Mother as a
Crishames [Christmas?] Box - & i [I?] am realy
[really?] sorry i [I?] cannot get home myself
Mr John Tweed will be remitting money to uncle
John on Tuesday & he will send it all together
which i [I?] think is the safest if i [I?] had
thought i [I?] was not going to get home i [I?]
would sent it long ago By the Bank. John
Tweed is Bound to Derry But he says he will
call at Larne & i [I?] have gave him the Parcel
for Martha Smily in Larne.
i [I?] hope you have [rote] [wrote?] to
me we will sail on Wednesday or Thursday at the
farthust [farthest?] we will have about 30
Passengers we are not going to come under the
act So we can take 30 independent of the act.

No more at Present
But remains your Brother
S Smiley

we have 400 tons of our Cargo in
we had another of our ships from
Philad [Philadelphia?] last night it had
34 Days Passage
i [I?] [?] our Passage
28 Days

you will receive
your money from
uncle John

you will have to show
this line of John Tweeds
to uncle