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Title: James Glover, Pittsburg, to Samuel Cleland, Stormont, Co Down
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGlover, James/38
SenderGlover, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationjust landed in America
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPittsburg, Penn., USA
DestinationCo. Down, N.Ireland
RecipientCleland, Samuel
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshippossibly a former employee
SourceT 1347: Copied by Permission of British Association for American Studies, c/o London School of Economics #TYPE EMG James Glover, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. to Samuel Cleland, Stormont, Co. Down, 1870.
ArchivePublic Record Office N.Ireland.
Doc. No.8809154
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log23:09:1988 LT created 19:12:1988 pg input 21:12:19
Word Count232
TranscriptMr Samuel Cleand Esquer [Esquire?]
Stor Mount County Down
Irland [Ireland?] Nere [near?] Belfast
Pithch Burg [Pittsburgh?]
Eprile [April?} the 4 [1870?]
My dear and beloved
Sur [Sir?] Mr Cleand i [I?] sit down
til [to?] write you know that
We got sefe [safe?] over and we had
A pashed [passage?] uf [of?] thirteen dayes [days?]
We landed all well hoping
theses [these?] fue [few?] lines will find
your oner [honour?] and hur [her?] ledship [ladyship?]
In good helth [health?] and all the
der [dear?] litel [little?] wans [ones?]
We trust that the yung [young?]
ere [heir?] is in good helh [health?] and
All the famely [family?] We trust
that he will be as good til [to?] the tenes [tenants?] as his fore
fathers Was [were?] We hope god
Will bless you and your
femely [family?] We send our kind love
til [to?] [Henry?] ogel our old frend [friend?]
this is gret [great?] ples [place?] fur [for?] publck [public?]
Works the [there?] ar [are?] blast frnises [furnaces?] and
Rolen [rolling?] milles [miles?] the [that?] make all sort
uf [of?] nales [nails?] by meschine [machine?]
this is awelth [a wealthy?] Cuntery [Country?]
the [they?] have very long cakes
And [walons?] the [they?] are three or
fore [four?] yerds [yards?] tick [thick?]
that is in knew Casel [Newcastle?]
My boyes [boyes?] is [are?] all in a good way
the [they?] are all wel [well?] of [off?]
I think Na [no?] long Man uf [of?]
My boyes [boyes?] has [?] the third
uf [of?] afectery [a factory?]
James Glover [James Glover Buchanan
Buchanan Po P.O. Box 88
Box 88 Alligheney Allegheney Co.
Co Venna America Pennsylvania, America?]