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Title: Thomas G. Folingsby, Belfast to Rev. Robert Gage, Rathlin.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileFolingsby, Thomas G/74
SenderFolingsby, Thomas G.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBelfast, N.Ireland
DestinationRathlin Island, Ballycastle, N.Ireland
RecipientRev. Robert Gage
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 1883/70: Copied by Permission of D. B. McLaughlin Esq.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8809175
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by JM 25:02:1994.
Word Count160
Revd. Robt. [Robert?] Gage

Thos. [Thomas?] G Folingsby Esq
Belfast 25 May /47 [1847?]

Belfast 25 May 1847
My dear Sir
I had the pleasure on the 22 inst
to which I refer. The Sloop "Anne" arrival
here yesterday when the Master handed me
your form of the 20th - with Cheque of #50 and
agreeably to your request I have purchased
32 Barrels Indian Corn Meal American ground
38 lb Barrel. I have also purchased the
Rice - [viz?] 3 Tons Carolina @ #28.10p pr [per?] Ton
and 2 Ton [Brokra?] Patna @ 25 -
both of excellent quality. They will [commence?]
loading this afternoon or tomorrow morning
and when all are shipped I shall get
Bills of Lading & forward you them with rect. [receipt?]
of the Rice and Meal.

I have instructed the Master of the "Anne"
when to get the two Tons of Indian Meal
from the Commissariat Stores - and he will
get it at any time he is ready to take
it on [board?]. He expects to get his
loading completed tomorrow.
I remain
My dear Sir
Truly your obdt [obedient?]
Thomas Folingsby
Revd. Robt. [Robert?] Gage