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Title: Lytle Black, Chicago, U.S.A., to Thomas Hall, Loughgall, Armagh.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBlack, Lytle/50
SenderBlack, Lytle
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbusinessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginChicago, Illinois, USA
DestinationLoughgall, Co. Armagh, N.Ireland
RecipientHall, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipson-in-law - father-in-law
SourceD 2041/13: From the Papers of Thomas Hall, Loughall, Armagh, Solicitor. Purchased from J. A. Gamble, Esq; 44, Taunton Avenue, Belfa
ArchivePublic Record Office , Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9305212
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by Jonathan Teer, 27
Word Count385
TranscriptLetter from Lytle Black, 602 N Adams Street, Chicago,
Illinois, to his father-in-law, Mr Hall [Thomas Hall
of Loughgall, County Armagh?] concerning John L Hall.

10 October 1889

602 N Adams St [Street?]
Chicago 10th Oct [October?] 89 [1889?]

My Dear Sir
yours of the 23d Sept [23rd September?] to hand
in good time. I have had sevoral [several?] letters from
John since I wrote you last. He seems very anxious to
come to this citty [city?] and I am sure if he was here he
would do well, that is if he has made up his mind to work
and do right. If he dus [does?] that I will devide
[divide?] the last Doller [dollar?] with him and do all in
my power to get him into a position but the trouble is how
is he to get here and how is he to be clothed. It takes
about 4 pounds Sterling to pay his Railway Ticket at least
so he wrights [writes?] me and I am sure he has no money.
If I could spair [spare?] it I would gladely [gladly?]
do so but regrett [regret?] I am not making more money
than keeps my self up to the present but am every week
hoping something better will turn up soon. The house I
was with first has come to greef [grief?] which was the
cause of me having to lieve [leave?] and has put me to
considerabell [considerable?] inconvenience but of corse
[course?] I could not help that. I am now in a better
house but it will take me some time to get up a new traid
I think John should get a chance and there is no
hope of him dowing [doing?] anny [any?] good where he is
but he cannot come here without money. I understand John
was with James Anderson some time agow [ago?] but his
appearance was so much against him that Mr Anderson did
not try to do anny thing [anything?] for him. I could get
nothing out of Mr D [David?] Anderson about what he was
like but he said his brother told him that he was looking
very bad at the time. This is some considerabell
[considerable?] time since.
There is nothing new with me. I am in Spleanded
[splendid?] health and like the countery [country?] very
much and havent the shaddow [shadow?] of a doubt but I
will ultamately [ultimately?] succeed, but its very hard
Hoaping [hoping?] you are all quite well I am Dear
Yours sincerely
Lytle Black.