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Title: R. Moore, Portadown, to J. Searight, Philadelphia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMoore, Robert/45
SenderMoore, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPortadown, Co. Armagh
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientSearight, Joseph
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends, business
SourceD.2794/1/2/80: Presented by H.H. Montgomery, 4 Kensington Gdns., Belfast 5.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9510039
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 12:10:95.
Word Count367
TranscriptPortadown 24th July 1853

Dear Joseph
I only had your last and your note to A.J. and of
course we congratulate you and your happy issue out of all your
troubles and welcome you into this blissful world of ours and
surely your picture of the fair is not over [drawn?] your lot
must indeed be a very happy one and I am sure your description
is well supported by the Description given by Mrs Tyler in her
address to her sisters in England I send you the [mercury?] you
may see what she says for you I am sure I hope it may all be
I would have written you sooner only waiting to see
when the goods would be ready for shipment only for the present
frost I could have sent them out on the 2nd March but I find they
will not be ready for two weeks more and I will then send
them first steamer I am sending nothing but 5/4 + 6/4 Pillow
Linnens [linens?] and hope to be able to send you 137 double pieces
asorted [assorted?] 14 to 20 half mine and [remd?] William Mongomerys I
will send you sample books and [?] again when they are ready
I may repeat my last report respecting all [-----------?] of
goods here and wages [Cori-----?] to advance stock of 4/4 + 1/8
[------?] never has so done as at present
If you have not sold the [----?]
[-----?] and could get the duty book I
think you would do well to find them [----?]
again, and I could [---?] the Black
and tell them here without much
[----?] they are value for 6 [-?] Brown here of [-----?]
If you send them [---?] there Anne to [--------?]
[------?] and Co Belfast And I will make
home alone me the freight as they were
damaged in their vessel
If the lot of [--------?] or Pillow have
I now send you will do any good I can
send you 100 [--?] a month or more
for that it will be your interest
to do the Best you can and have
them out soon
Yours Respectfully
Robert Moore