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Title: William Montgomery, New Orleans, To Joseph Seawright, Philadelphia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMontgomery, William/57
SenderMontgomery, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender ReligionProtestant
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientSearight, Joseph
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 2794/1/2/31: [Letter 1] Presented by H. H. Montgomery, 4, Kensington Gardens, Belfast 5.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9504039
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:04:1995.
Word Count188
TranscriptTo: Mr Joseph M. Searight
1 So [South?] 9th St [Street?]

From: Wm [William?] Montgomery
July 1st 1848

New Orleans
December 30th 1848
My Dear Joe,
Your letter safe to hand this morning
and as it contains some news of importance respecting
uncle Joe. I hasten to reply & give you some
information respecting the property which that gentleman
thinks he has a right to. In the 1st place the lease of
all grandfathers land dropped a few years ago and my
father now holds the said land direct from the landlord
during his pleasure without a renewal of the lease 2
[---?] My father has in his possession at this present
time Grandfathers will & testament it being found
amongst the late William Browns papers and entrusted to
my keeping till I left home in 1847 so that if
necessary it can be produced. It does not mention a
single word of any such person as Joseph Malcolmson & he
may make himself easy on that point & it would be idle
for him to waste his money upon a law suit you will
please have either this letter or a copy transmitted to
him as soon as possible in order that he may be
acquainted with the facts
Your Affect [affectionate?] cousin
W Montgomery