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Title: James Brown, Philadelphia to Cousin James Brown, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBrown, James (1)/70
SenderBrown, James (1)
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientBrown, James
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 3688/F/8: Deposited by C. MacLaughlin Esq.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9102109
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by JM 07:09:1993.
Word Count222
Mr James Brown
No 18 Mill street
[Born?] 27 March 1784

Phila [Philadelphia?], December 30th 1816.
Dear James
if my Sister Nancy has a Dessire [Desire?]
To come out here please to get her in readiness
To come with Capt [Captain?] Coan When he is ready
To return that is to bring her to town and put her to the best School
and find her in the best Cloathing [clothing?] and kep [keep?] her in your
house to board and the bearrer [bearer?] Captn [Captain?] Coan Will pay you
All expences [expenses?] as he is a verry [very?] intimate friend of ours here
I hope you Will pay every attention to him there
and it Will oblige us verry [very?] mutch [much?] I expect to see you all
Next Christimess [Christmas?] in Belfast No more at pressent [present?]
for want of time
no More at pressent [present?] but remain
Your Sincere Cozen [Cousin?] Jas [James?] Brown

Remember Me to uncle hugh
your father and all the famlies [families?]
uncle Sam [Samuel?] has said every thing in his
letter that is necassey [necessary?]

I forgot to Mention William Stormont
Aand [and?] family to give My kind Love to
and to let James Stormont know that if
he has a Wish to come here My uncle
Samuel Wishs [wishes?] him to Come in the Spring
Early and their is no time to Delay
and I think it will Serve him