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Title: Roland Redmond, N.Y [U.S.A?], to William Young, [Co Antrim?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRedmond, Roland/20(2)
SenderRedmond, Roland
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNYC, USA
DestinationCo. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientYoung, William
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipcousins, business
SourceD1364/I/65: Presented by W.L Young Esq., The Old Rectory, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9407146
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 02:06:1994.
Word Count283
TranscriptMy dear Willie
Our trip home
was a wonderful one only eight days & two hours to
Tandy Hook and a
smooth sea almost all the way. I found
all the family well, and
scattered about as usual
at this time of the year
in fact three of my sisters
I have not yet seen
There seems to be a
better feeling here regarding
the business outlook and
cottons are selling in large
quantities and at higher
rates and this too with
a suspension of business
in the South West, owing
to the yellow fever. The
fever is terrible, and it
seems as if many of the
towns will be decimated as
nothing but cold weather
can stop it. Our own
business is still dull and
prices continue low, but
I hear today that cables
have been received to the
effect that white linens
are higher with you.
Mr Pillob from Madison
Florida, called on use [us?] on
Tuesday. He says that
the plantation is much
run down and he does
not think that it will
rent for more than it
now does, and that it
would be hard to sell it
for cash. He says
that the crops are good,
that labor is in an
excellent condition and
altogether their prospects
are brighter.
I saw Mr Duer today &
he tells me that the 4th
of November is the day
when the executors can
hand over the funds
in their hands here
a month later than I
supposed. Do you
wish to subscribe to the
Commercial & Financial
Chronicle for another
year? I enclose
a/c current of the money
of Cousin Rowlands to
June 30th. With much love
believe me. Yours truly
Roland Redmond
Wm Young Esq