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Title: William Brobston, [Moneymore?] to Joseph Brobston, Philadelphia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBrobston, William/54
SenderBrobston, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientBrobston, Joseph
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 1269/3: Copied by Permission of Joseph Brobston Esq., 352 Belvedere Street, Nazareth, Pennsylvania, USA.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9405200
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 09:05:1994.
Word Count359
TranscriptDr [Dear?] son Joseph Minnimore [Moneymore?] April 23d 1796

Your Letter I Recd [Received?] with Great Joy on
one hand and sorrow on the other to find you were
[Destroyed?] in health and the Death of the Child But hopes
in God you have Recovered if to the [Contrary?] providing
you are able to Return you are welcome home to me
where with Care you may make a Decent Living
During life as I am advancd [advanced?] in years I am not
able as usual therefore all may fall in your power
I have made menshion [mention?] in your Brother Robert
Letter of this matter it wd [would?] [Renew?] my health to see
you again your sisters and familys [families?] is well and
all friends here thank God and sends their Love
to you I am sorry my sister servd [served?] you so
unkind and would be Glad to know in your next
Letter if Ever met with her again also if Ever
met with my half Brother John Brobston and
Let me know Every thing [Everything?] about him
Turn over [bottom of the page]
I would Be Glad to know what made Mr Hamilton
Return home so soon out of the land of liberty
I am sorry you Did not Give me a more
particular account of the City and Country
which I hope you will not omit in your
next you will Get a Good opportunity to write by
the [--ing-?] Packett [Packet?] to London Care of Wm [William?] Wade
and he will further it to me I have sent
his uncles Directions to London and he is Doing
well I hope my Dr [Dear?] son you will not neglect
your Duty to God But be mindfull [mindful?] in the Days
of youth he will protect you through all
Dangers and Crown all your Joys with Glory
hereafter and it will be [the?] Constant Care
of your parents to pray for your safety
and Remains your loving parent
Whilst Wm [William?] Brobston

I [Beg?] you Give our Blessing to your wife and I Request
you use her Tenderly in a strange Country
also I hope Robt [Robert?] will Do the same

Mr Joseph Brobston
Care of Robt [Robert?] Brobston
No. 99 opposite
The City Tavern in
south second street
Philedelphia [Philadelphia?]