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Title: Roland Redmond, New York to W. Young of Cullybackey
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRedmond, Roland/5(2)
SenderRedmond, Roland
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientYoung, William
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipcousins, business
SourceD/1364/I/77: Presented by W. L. Young Esq., The Old Rectory, Drewsteignton, Exeter,< Devon.
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9011074
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by C.R., 10:12:1993.
Word Count517
TranscriptMy Dear Willie

I should have
answered your letter of the
2[?] ult lst week but having
a good deal to attend to did
not see the Misses Kings until
yesterday morning when I
found that they had already
been put in a position to
collect your Zinc dividend
and receive the new certificate
of stock. They will remit
to you the dividend in a
60 d/s [dollars?] sterling bill.
I have heard nothing
fron Florida in reply to
my December letter, nor
to a second letter sent ten
days ago which is strange
as Mr Pillot although slow
in answering has never
let so long a time elapse
without writing. I forgot
to say that I had handed
the Misses Kings your certificate
for the 155 shares Zinc stock
last month and hold their
receipt for the same.
We have had like your
selves a very severe winter
and although we have had
within three days a thaw, the
weather is again colder and
we will probably have
more severe weather before the
winter is over.
Business generally
excepting in iron & coal is very
dull and the dry goods trade
seems likely to be slow and
a late one. The weather
has much to do with this as
the country is blocked with
snow at the North and
mud South almost stopping
the movement of produce

I see no reason however why
the result of the Spring's
business should not be good
I see N. J. [New Jersey?] Central and
other coal properties are up
enormously, as well as
all the rail roads. How
much more prices will be
forced up is hard to say
but a tight money market
or a Chicago or Boston
fire would bring a panic
which would cause trouble
in Wall St.
My sister Fannie is engaged
to be married to
Mr Henry B. Livingstone and
I do not believe that you
have yet heard about it.
Her engagement was
announced last Sunday week
and they are to be married
on March 1st. He has been
very attentive to her for a
year, is a widower with one
child, a daughter about 3 years
of age. Of course it was
no surprise to us as we
saw and were aware of his
attentions. He is a very nice
fellow and Fannie is very
happy. My sister, Mrs
Cross' house at South Orange
was burned down yesterday

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afternoon. The fire originated in the roof, probably from a beam
placed too near a flue. Most of the furniture was saved
fortunately and this loss will not be very heavy.
They were insured. They were on the point
of moving into Hillside so they have a home
ready for them.
I am very sorry to hear that your mother
has suffered so much this winter and trust that
milder weather will bring strength and health to her
We are settled in our house and find it very

confortable indeed. With much love to you all
believe me affcty [affectionately?] yours
Roland Redmond

W. Young Esq.

P.S. I enclose the power of Atty. [Attorney?]