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Title: J. Nash, Co. Armagh to the Methodist Episcopal Church, New York, U.S.A.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileNash, J/79
SenderNash, J
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationclergyman?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPortadown, Co. Armagh, N.Ireland
DestinationNew York, USA
RecipientMethodist Episcopal Church
Recipient Genderunknown
Relationshipwrites re Joseph Searight
SourceD 2794/1/2/9: Presented by H. H. Montgomery, Belfast, Ireland
ArchiveThe Public Record office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9502120
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 13:02:1995.
Word Count192
TranscriptThe Superintendent
[-?] [-?] Methodist Episcopal Church
New York

Sept. 15. 1847

My dear Brother
Mr. [J.?] Seawright who takes
our usual "note of [renewal?]" is about
to proceed to your country in company
with a relative Mr Wm. [William?] Montgomery.
W. [William?] Seawright [Searight?] is a member of our
Society and I desire to commence
him to your [syan?] as a brother altogether
deserving of his spirit
conduct whole character has
been such as to entitle him to our
esteem [as?] [has?] been Efficiently
engaged in our Sale Schools. Mr
Montgomery is for to one of or most
Excellent leaders and steady
Attached friends. I [seput?] to say that
although a [chito?] of many prayers
long offered up by a Sainted
Mother who is now amongst the
Saints in Light, [m.?] is not in our
[Loutz?]. I trust that under your
care he may be led in to give his
heart to the Lord.
I am
Affectly [Affectionately?] Your
J. Nash

The writer of this note evidently
intended it for any Methodist Preacher
having charge of a circuit or station,
where in the order of Providence Mr
Searight [Seawright?] might be desirous of being
recognised as a member of the M. E.
New York Oct. 8, 1847. Edmund S. James.