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Title: R. Greaves, Philadelphia, To Thomas Greer, Dungannon [Ireland].
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGreaves, Robert/12
SenderGreaves, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientGreer, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipcousins, business
SourceD 1044/694: Deposited By The Late Captain U. McG. Greer.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9412221
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT/JW, 16:12:1994.
Word Count133
TranscriptTo: Thomas Greer,

From: Robert Greeves,

5/27 Philada [Philadelphia?] 27 5 mo [month?]
1784 Dr [Dear?] Cousin 1784
Thos [Thomas?] Greer
We arrived here the 14th Inst [of this month?]
After an agreeable passage of Forty three days, I delivered
thy letters to Our friends here, According to direction I
find great Alteration in this City for the worse House Rent
& provision is Extravagantly High. I dont Expect to get a
Small Ship for less than œ100 Per Annum low priced Linens
[--?] & 7/8 sells the Best of any Kind of Goods from Europe
from 10d to 20d Pr yd [per yard?] if thee should think proper
to Make trial a few Boxes thee may depend I will do all that
Lays in my power for thy Interest. I remain with Dr [dear?]
love to thee [&?]
Cousin thy Affect. [Affectionate?] Kinsman
Robt. [Robert?] Greeves