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Title: James Robinson, Liverpool to John Weir, Co. Tyrone
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileRobinson, James/77
Yearca. 1800
SenderRobinson, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlinen trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationCo. Tyrone, N.Ireland
RecipientWeir, John Jr
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipbrothers, business
SourceD 1140/21: Presented by J.B. & R.H. Twigg, Solicitors, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9011056
Date10/09/1800 (?)
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogAction By Date Document added by C.R., 02:12:1993.
Word Count431
TranscriptTo: Mr John Weir Jun [Junior?]
Mercht [Merchant?]

From:[James Robinson?], Liverpool, [England?]

Liverpool August 10th 1800

Dear John
Your letter of the 2d Came to hand
yesterday, In Reply - on Monday last, I purchased
of Doeherty [Doherty?] & Thompson 2 Boxes Linen Cost, Viz - 1
of 7/8 yd [yard?] wide, Contg [Containing?] 53 ps [pieces?] from 1 to 2/4 per yd, [yard?] also 1 Box 4/4 1202 yds [yards?]
for Bounty, was passed & Shipped on Tuesday
in the Ship Sally, who sailed from hence for P.Delphia
[Philadelphia?] this morning with a fair wind, I have Sent w [?]
Letter, & Every nescessary [necessary?] paper by her -
you Observed your Intention of Shipping
your Linen from London, have no Doubt of its being
done, at Same time am well perswaided [persuaded?] the
[they?] [will?] not be in time for the Fall trade, when your Box
arrives from Belfast shall forwd [forward?] it by first Ship
- unless further Orders from you, thinks I Could Sell -
it here. The above Linnens [Linens?] are at least 15 per
Cent Cheaper than what you Sent to London and
are of a Verry [Very?] Nice Quality. the amt [amount?] of
Said Linens #294-11s-3d the Residue of the Neat [Net?]
proceeds Shall hold over to [till?] you Come over
Mrs McDonald the Servant who your
Mother hired when here will not Come home on
Acct [Account?] of Ellens Intimating Alleys Coming over
I [In?] fact we are Verry [Very?] Ill off having so many
boarders so that it Lies on you to hiring Ally [Alley?]
over as quick as possible write Imediately [Immediately?]
when [?] may expect her - Peggy got Temptn [Templeton?]
to write a Letter last Sunday Evening to Hughey advising
him to Come with Alley [?] before protested & now
Declare when he Comes She Shall never stay a
night in the house so that if he Comes you will
perhaps be able to procure another at all Events
write Imediately [Immediately?] I am Sorry to find my much
Respected friend Old Mr Weir is not getting better
Trusts his Ilness [Illness?] is not to the Death, Mrs Allen
was some time with us as a boarder on his way to
Belfast, he says his Estate will pay 12s in the £, so
the Loss sustained will not be so heavy as supposed
but Love to your Mother, Willy [?] Mary Ann. I Conclude
in a great Hurry your Sincere Brother Jas [James?] Robinson

PS Dont Send any Other Servant but Alie [Alley?] as that
would be Low traitment [treatment?] for poor peggey [Peggy?] And hopes you will
Advize [Advise?] in this Subject