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Title: Hester Habersham, U.S.A. to Mrs. Helen Lawrence, Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileHabersham, Hester/21
SenderHabersham, Hester
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationmiddle-class housewife
Sender Religionunknown
DestinationColeraine, Co. Derry, N.Ireland
RecipientLawrence, Helen
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD 955/14: Deposited by Messrs. Martin, King, French, & Ingram, Solicitors, Limavady, Co. Londonderry.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9706205
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 25:06:97.
Word Count369
Transcript[letter incomplete and undated. Found in bundle of letters
dating from the 1770's?]

Mrs. Hellen Lawrence
Colerain [Coleraine?]

husband, and now want nothing to compleat [Complete?] my
happiness but a sight of my Dear Sisters and friends
in Ireland, which I am afraid will not be for some time,
as Mr. Habersham intends going into Business, but
I am sure when he can conveniently go he will his
brother is coming out from London here, about the
middle of September next he comes in Anderson who
carrys this letter I beg you will write a long letter
by him & it will come safe if you direct it to Mr.
Joseph Habersham at Mr. John Clarks in Billaters
Square London when you may depend on their coming safe
to me, Let me know how all my acquaintants in Coleraine
do and how Mr & Mrs Irwin does I have wrote her twice
but have not had any answer [they?] [on?] imagine the
[they?] did not get my Letters, Sally writes me
shocking account of our friends in [Fingaul?] which I
am sincerely sorry for but I was much affraid that would
be the case, write me a full account of what has happened
[torn][since?] I left Colerain who is dead or married
[torn] [suppose?] by this [that?] you have another little
if [torn] [----oy?] full it James and it will answer
both for Lawrences Brother & Mr Habersham, I long to see
my little namesake she must be a little entertaining
creature as for my Dear John I hope he is well & will
live to enjoy all the fortunes of the Mackys, I will
tire your patience no longer tho to Beg you will give
Mr Habersham's and my love to my Dear Brother Lawrence
till I would write him but look upon it as the same
thing which of you I write to, My Compt [compliments?]
to Mrs Dunlop Mrs Haslet Mrs Gault Mrs Brummage and
family tell Mrs Brummage Charles is well I have not
seen him but he is at my uncle Campbells in Charlestown
Compt [compliments?] to all that Inquire of & particularly
to my Dear Jenny Cuppage Mr Habersham Joyns [joins?] me in
Love to you and am me Dr [Dear?] Hellen your ever affectn
and loving Sister