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Title: Robert Algeo, Co.Donegal, To James Algeo, Philadelphia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileAlgeo, Robert/20
SenderAlgeo, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationlinen worker
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCo. Donegal, N. Ireland
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientAlgeo, James
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT.1822/1: Copied by Permission of Mrs J Clarence Atkinson, 8309 Shounee Street, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8901002
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log17:01:1989 GC created 13:02:1989 pg input 18:04:19
Word Count352
TranscriptRockhill The 25 March 1833
Dr [Dear?] James I Take up my pen to wright [write?]
To Wright [write?] you These few lines to let you
Know we are all Alive Thanks to the
Great God for all his great Mercies to us all
There is A Chainge [change?] in our familey [family?]
Cathrien [Catherine?] has Gat [got?] Maried [married?] to Robert Stewart
of Bal[t?]imore and Gois [goes?] to live to Bal[t?]imore
Your Uncle Thomas Died in october last
We have Trouble some times here through
all Ireland The [they?] have Rose in [Rebellion?]
Against paying of Tyths [Tithes?] Every week
We here [hear?] of sum [some?] Murder in the south of
Ireland Mr John kenedy Came withe [with?]
The presents that Jain [Jane?] and Nancy sent
Whict [which?] we were greatly obblogd [obliged?] to them
Henry stewart is going out in the
Brig Cubit and he will call with you
and let you know all a Bout [about?] us if
You Can Get A situation for him You
will oblidge [oblige?] me
You [your?] Mother and I are Growing old and frail
The Collara [cholera?] has visit Every town and
City in Iriland [Ireland?] we have Chape [cheap?] Markits [Markets?]
[ole?] Male [meal?] sels [sells?] at Nine shillings per
[?] and potatis [potatoes?] at one shilling per [kind?]
Beff [beef?] sels [sells?] at from 3d to 4d per pound. Dr [dear?] James
write to me and let me know all Your
[Cousains?] [cousins?] and How The Girls and your
familey [family?] is Coming on I Have Nothing [nothing?]
pirticular [particular?] to Mention George has his House
in Dunfanghy [Dunfanaghy?] set A liftenent [lieutenant?] of the
Naviy [[Navy?] that is taking A Survay [survey?] of the
Cost and Drawing out New Charts
Mr kenedy sends his Complimens [compliments?] to you
all Linen Cloth and yarn is Chape [cheap?]
Twelve [Hunders?] sels [sells?] at one shilling
per yard and Every sort Else accordingly
Give my love to your wife and
familey [family?] and to Jain [Jane?] and Nancy
and all friends and May God Bless
you all I add No More
But Remains Your [Affectionate?]
father Robert Algeo