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Title: Bristow Johnson, Dublin to Henry Johnson, [Liverpool]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileJohnson, Bristow/79
SenderJohnson, Bristow
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDublin, Ireland
DestinationLiverpool, England
RecipientJohnson, Henry
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 3081: 10th letter: Purchased from the Metropolitan Toronto Central Library, 214 College Street, Toronto, Canada M5T 1R3
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9509112
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 27:09:95.
Word Count433
Transcript10 Cornmarket.
Dublin 27/6/48.
My dear Henry: -
Read the enclosed to Jas. Duncan at R. Sprouls Esq.
Brantford, Canada West (I repeat the address lest the envelope
give way) and then seal it. I feel I cannot afford you that
assistance which I should do willingly were it in my power
Previous to leaving in Liverpool write from it that if I
can procure any letters I may know where to direct them
when you may land. You can easily get I. Johnson's address
in New York for In. Steens family or James Phillip in Belfast
who could furnish you with abundant information and
The circle of my acquaintance are not of that commercial
character that relate much to America & therefore I can
scarcelysee [scarcely see?] one to ask but I may be able to get
introductory notes to some parties.
I shall not say one word to you only this, let the past
suffice, its effect teach you that an entirely opposite
direction must be taken. Look to the fountain of Light & Power
to enable you to deny yourself & the result will be saving
temporally. Look to the Savour [Saviour?] & you will find that
Godliness will be profitable to All things. What likeness of the
Divine Being comes tharough [through?] the Son and through him
comes light, repentance, Pardon Purity Happiness here amidst all
the varied scenes of this probationary state & ultimately Glory
Beleive [Believe?] me Your Brother
Bristow Johnson.