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Title: Samuel & John Morton U.S.A. to T. Greer Dungannon Co.Tyrone.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMorton, Samuel and John/28
SenderMorton, Samuel and John
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlinen traders
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationDungannon, Co. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientGreer, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipcousins, business
SourceD 1044/295A: Deposited by the Late Captain U. McC. Greer.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9612188
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:12:96.
Word Count245
Thomas Greer
Mercht [Merchant?] in

[NO?] [19 Nov 1770 Bishopmark
Transit/arrival postmark?]
1/6 [postage to be charged in manuscript?]

1770 [25 Sep 1770?] Philadelphia 9 mo 25 1770
[25 September 1770?]

Dear Cousin
Thomas Greer
We recd [received?] thine advising thou had
shippd [shipped?] [42/24?] Sheiting [sheeting?] on our
joint Acct [account?] on board the Brittania Capt [Captain?]
[Ross?] on which we made Insurance [3?][fines?] [then?]
[and?] [inform?] I shall [?] detained by Attachment
or otherwise which will be a mutual Loss to the
concern'd had triple the Quantity arrivd [arrived?]
could have dispos'd Aim to good Advantage they
having been in great Demand for some
Time past & as we have urg'd [urged?] thy finding
a considerable Quantity of low pric'd Linen
from 10d to 13d need not add much on this head but
that we shall expect em [them?] in due Time
The Merchants & traders of this City have agreed
to import Goods from great Britain except those
Articles that are liable to Duty therefore what
Linins [linens?] thou may hereafter ship us may
be sent to Liverpool in order to recover the
Bounty ; thou hast not furnishd [furnished?]
with Sales of either the Flaxseed or Flour which
we expected before their Time when thou does
wou'd choose to have [emsiperah?]
in order to settle our Books accordingly -----
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Flaxseed is like to be very plenty this Season
no Doubt the price will be low with you, shall
endeavour to judge whether to Ship some on our
joint Acc [account?] or defer it according
as we may think for our Interest
We remain
Thy Affectionate Kinsmen
S & J M
Origin p [per?] Cap [Captain?] Cook via London.