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Title: Thomas Elliot, Liverpool, to W.G. Smith, Re Emigration
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileElliot, Thomas/22
SenderElliot, Thomas
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationshipping agent
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationCarrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
RecipientSmith, William G.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 3531/P/Box 1: Deposited by Major J.E. Shirley. #TYPE LET Shirley Papers: Thomas Elliot, Shipping Agent, Liverpool, to W.G. Smith, [Location?], Re Emigration, 24 April 1844.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9004056
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log01:05:1990 JM created 23:08:1990 CD input 23:08:19
Word Count361
TranscriptTo W.G. Smith

Lpool [Liverpool?] 24 April 1844

Dear William
Finding Mr
Humphreys rather tender about
sending on your other 50 brls [barrels?]
Flour without more cash - I
have handed him the amt [amount?] of
the accompanying Cr [credit?] & got
down the 50 Brls [barrels?] away for
shipment by Mondays Boat
You may therefore depend on this
going - Several defalcations [defaults?]
by Irish Parties lately appeared to
create caution, & I seen by their
accts [accounts?] there was in those instances
severe reason for caution - Such
mititates [mitigates?] even against the up
-right fair dealer, but a little
more business will create confidence.
I rather think the parties
J. Rork so foolishly sent forward
contrary to my expressd [expressed?] desire
in time have returned home,
namely Bridget Denison & Co. [company?]
not having seen anything of them
these two days. On their arrival
here I offerd [offered?] to hand them
their cash & half a crown each
out of my own pocket to carry
them over if they would at
once return till the Terms should
become moderate - Which now is
not expected to the United States
New regulations being introduced
that are likely to cause passages
that way to keep up.
Denison's brother & co [company?] tryd [tried?]
stiff enough to have me fined
£10 - for not fulfilling Joseph's
agreement made without authority
from me in the Teeth of tremenduous
prices - but I at once resisted
the attempt, knowing that what
was done was intended as friendship
both to them & me Without considering
the penalty of giving a Ticket in Uncertainty.
I hope to find sufficient
accommodation for any of your
parties who may come along
I have managed to get Miles
Martins family on board ready
to start on Monday - And glad
to get them out of the way I
assure you - Both your Letters of
22d Inst. [instant?] came to hand together today
Passage to New York this
week is only £6 for Young or old -
Many ships refuse to take any
Passrs [Passengers?] to the States in consequence
of the New regulations
What is to be done with
poor Emigrants few can tell
Most truly yours
Thos [Thomas?] Elliott

Mr W.G. Smith