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Title: R. J. Staunton, [Liverpool?] to his mother, Glasgow.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileStaunton, R. J/45
SenderStaunton, R.J.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbusinessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSeacombe, Merseyside, England
DestinationGlasgow, Scotland
RecipientMrs Staunton and Mary Ann
Recipient Genderfemale
Relationshipson-mother / siblings
SourceT 2035/12: Copied by Permission of Dr. E. R. R. Green, History Department, University of Manchester, Manchester 13.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9404117
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 20:04:1994.
Word Count255
TranscriptSaturday night 8 oclock

Dear Mother & Sister
I had a letter from Moses
in answer to the one which
I sent from Maryhill
on Monday he was offering
to do well - in the Buisness [Business?]
at Toronto the family were
all well the [They?] all Desired to be
remembered to you all
I will write to him by next
mail so if you write a few lines
I will enclose it if it is only
a line send it
the children heare [here?] are
all pretty well - But today
Richard seems to have got
a cold his skin is Burning
and he is unable to keep up
we Removed to a house
in Town ten minuts [minutes?] walk
near the Church in the
Direction of [?]
on Thursday and I suppose
he got cold the [they?] look
very much improved
with being so long in
Seacombe I never had better
health than while there
however I will try this Side
and if it does not do with
us I will go Back
Elen [Ellen?] & James & family are all
well so is Jas [James?] Staunton & family
[Eliza?] will be only too happy
to come to Scotland
this summer if I can
manage to get away
I will Mary Jane is delighted
to get Back to school
at this Side.
I am not doing so much
Buisness [Business?] this Season as last
for so far at the same
time I cannot complain
all Join me in
Kind love to you all
I am yours affectionately
R. J. Staunton