|Title:||O'Brien, Thomas Emlyn to Greeves, Thomas, 1821|
|Collection||The Transatlantic Letters of an Irish Quaker Family_1818-1877 [B. Jackson]|
|Sender||O'Brien, Thomas Emlyn|
|Destination||Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland|
|Genre||abstract of letter, passage arrangements|
... I should fancy that from any part of Lake Erie it would be more commodious & less expensive to come through
Canada — I left this town [Cork?] for New York in an American ship, paid for my passage 30.0.0 pounds [all?]
round m everything including wine etc. I returned in a British ship from Quebec procuring a Cabin berth for 10
pounds to find [for?] myself, which I did for 15 pounds, much better than I could expect from ... My brother James
at present resides in the country two miles from Quebec ...
[Endorsed]: A true copy of the original by John Greeves Jnr, who wishes his brother Wm & sister Ann a quick and
pleasant voyage to old Ireland, once more to have the pleasure of seeing their deaf relations & connections.