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Title: Mary Greer, Dublin, Ireland, to Thomas Greer, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileGreer, Mary/66
SenderGreer, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDublin, Ireland
DestinationDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientGreer, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD1044/501: Presented by the late Captain U. McG. Greer.
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9306026
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogAction By Date Document added by S M, 04:06:1993.
Word Count320
Transcript(Microfilm copy available under MIC 531)

Correspondence of the Greer Family of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone

Deposited by the late Captain U. McG. Greer

[Letter from Mary Greer, Dublin to Thomas Greer, Dungannon]

Dublin 6: 12th: 1777

Honoured Parent
Thy very Acceptable letter I received
and hopes the advice it contained will have due weight,
should have answered it long are [ere ?] this, had I
thought myself Qualified to Dictate a letter worthy thy
persural. A letter I received from sister Jenny yesterday
has informed me of thy displeasure at my not writing
before, the cause of which I hope thou will rather think
proceed from a conciousness [consciousness ?] of my own
Inability than the effects of inatention [inattention ?]
to thy advice, which I can asure [assure ?] thee ever
had and I hope ever will have sufficient weight with me.
Acording [according ?] to thy desire shall be ready to
acompany [accompany ?] the friend from Dublin, tho [though ?]
I expect to be disapointed [disappointed ?] a second time,
as there is a friend one Eliza. [Elizabeth ?] Robinson
landed at Waterford, who I suppose will travel with Mable
Wigham, through Leinster and Munster, perhaps I may be
wrong as it is only my own supposition, by a letter from Jo.
[Joseph ?] Garret we hear Thos. [ thomas ?] Weiley John Grubb
and Eliza. [Elizabeth ?] Robinson ware [were ?] taken by an
American Privateere [privateer ?] the men on board ware [were ?]
mostly Indians but took nothing from them except some spirits
and premited [permitted ?] them to go in their own vessal
[vessel ?] to Watterford [Waterford ?] which was pursued by a
seacond [second ?] privateere [privateer ?] but was not
overtaken. I hope what I have wrote [sic] will in some
measure satisfy thee, that the advice thy letter contained,
was not wholy [wholly /] lost, upon one unworthy of it,
but believe what I have wrote [sic] to be sincere sentaments
[sentiments ?] of my hart [heart ?] tho [though ?] Incapable
of expressing them as i ought. From thy sincerely Affectionate
Mary Greer.