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Title: John Givin, Lisconnan to Robert Givin, Virginia
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGivin, John/113
SenderGivin, John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationwants his son to buy some goods to trade (businessman?)
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLisconnan, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
DestinationVirginia, USA
RecipientGivin, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1141/1/3: Presented by Greer, Hamilton and Gailey, Solicitors, High Street, Ballymoney, County Antrim.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9011023
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogAction By Date Document added by B.W. 06:12:1993
Word Count290
TranscriptTo: Mr Robert Givin
Point Comfort
To Care Mr Francis Gor[?]
Norfolk Virginia America

Lisconnan 7th March 1821

D--r [Dear?]
Robert this with Two more Letters I sent You Desiring
you to Come Home & Would Remit Some Money to you but Can say
nothing untill [until?] Directions is rec----d [received?] from you I
ame [am?] surprised you wrote So Seldom I only rec----d [recieved?]
one letter from you Since you Ar-ived[arrived?] in America Dated 8th
June [?] you Suf-er [suffer?] so much by the Climate I settled your
Business in Portrush we are all well at pres---t, [present?] Numbers
of our Neighbours who went of [off?] Last Year to America is
Come home John Sterling who lived with [?] McN____ [McNeill?]
is Home & makes great ap-earance [appearence?] he Wears a Gold Watch
This Year Young Fulton Arr[?]oy Brought Tobacco & the Ship is
under Seasure [Seizure?] its Men in Geol [Gaol?] [-?] is
Sup-osed [supposed?] to suf-er [suffer?] I send a Letter to You & I paid
[----?] postage which I hope is ar-ived [arrived?] with you
[--------------------?] time I would Advise you Come home as
the [----------------------?] be the Better I ame [am?] not
Capable of managing [--------------?] Mr Allan & Saml
[Samuel?] McNeill is Both Gone the Wa[-----------?] flesh
Your friends in Priestland & Ballymoney [------------------?]
Jane Patterson is Married Hugh Glen Bally[will?]an When this
Comes to Hand be Sure write me Immediately
Every Operty [Opportunity?] If you Could purchass [purchase?]
Tobacco or Silks is good Articles here only Dengorous
[Dangerous?] Your uncle of Carlisle might be of Use to you
would Trouble him I sup-ose [suppose?] You would be the Better if you
would Call at his place I Rem [remain?] D[--?]r [Dear?] Robt [Robert?]
Your Aff-------te [affectionate?] Father
John Givin