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Title: Marian Boyd, Philadelphia, [U.S.A.] to H. P. Watson, New York [U.S.A].
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBoyd, Marian/3
SenderBoyd, Marian
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationNew York, USA
RecipientWatson, H.P.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 1903/1: Copied by Permission of Messrs. H. P. Waston & Co., Lurgan.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9408109
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 03:08:1994.
Word Count394
TranscriptTo : Mr H.P. Watson,
28 White Street,
New York

From: Marian Boyd,
2105 De Lancey Place,
Pa [Pennsylvania?]

January 28th 1907

Dear Mr Watson,

Mr Philip Crossle has
written me that you wish
to make some search in
New York about some of
your ancestors who lived
there - and asked if I could
give you any suggestions - in
regard to where to look for

In the Lenox Library - which is
in Fifth Avenue about 70th Street
the New York - wills to about
the year 1765 are printed
in several volumes. If you
see the Librarian he will let [you?]
have them, and perhaps
may be able to give you some
further assistance. The
library is free. If you wish to
see wills of a later date you
can see them by going to the
[?]rrogate's Office in the City Hall -
which is, I think, not very
far from your address - White St. [Street?]

St. Paul's Church belongs to
Trinity Parish. And all the
records connected with it. You
can get at Trinity Corporation
House - which close to Trinity
Church - at one side of the
graveyard, I think. If you can
tell them exactly what you
want to find, they will look
it up for you. There is not
any charge.

Mr Crossle asked if I knew
of any genealogist in New York
to recommend to you. I do not.
I know a very experienced one
here, who is familiar with all
the records in New York, that I
could put you in communication
with. It is rather expensive in
this country - the charge is
five dollars a day - and
travelling expenses. Of course
if you have a good person
they could do a great deal
in a day, in a case like
yours. Where it is all in New

However I think probably you
can find all you want from
the wills and Church records.
If there is any other point
you desire information about
I might be able to give you
a suggestion - if you let me
know what it is.

I shall be interested to know
how you get on, and if you
are able to find out what
you want.

There are a great many
records of various kinds in
the Lenox Library. It is
quite a hunting ground of the

Wishing you success, and a
plesant visit to this country.

I am yours very truly,

Marian Boyd.