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Title: [J.?] Todd, London to Rev Robert Gage, Rathlin Island.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationclergyman?
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLondon, England
DestinationRahtlin Island, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientRev. Robert Gage
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 1883/76: Copied by Permission of D. B. McLaughlin Esq.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9404106
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 20:04:1994.
Word Count239
Aug 4/48 [4th 1848?]

My dear friend

I have been over here for
the last week on business of
importance the nature of which
you may guess from the enclosed:
but I find it very hard to get
money now for any Irish object - people
are thoroughly disgusted with
Ireland - & if the potatoe [potato?] should
again fail this year, I do think that
English sympathy will be found to
have entirely dried up -
I am going today to Brussells [Brussels?]
on a visit to the Burgundian
Library - I shall probably be
absent about a week - & on
my return I have some thoughts
of going to Glasgow - but I fear
my projected trip to the isles
of the north must be abandoned
this year - I wish we could
have just such a trip, & with
the same party that we had
last year - but I must return
to Ireland before the end of this
month - & I am under an
engagement to go to the south
to a friend who wants my help
in a matter of some consequence
which I cannot refuse to give
him -
With Kind regards to Mrs
Gage, Robert & all the young
I remain
yours very truly
[-?] Todd

I see that the new Bp. [Bishop?] of Cork
was consecrated last Sunday - [?]
[?] is going to print the
sermon he preached on the occasion.