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Title: Thomas T. Wright, U.S.A. to W. J. C. Allen, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWright, Thomas T/14
SenderWright, Thomas T.
Sender Gendermale
Sender OccupationOffice Treasurer of the United States, businessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginWashington, D.C., USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientCampbell Allen, William J.
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1558/1/1/299: Papers of William John Campbell Allen, Deposited by F. D. Campbell Allen.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9802467
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 09:02:98.
Word Count317
TranscriptOffice Treasurer of the United States.
Loan Division.

Washington 26 May 1865

Mr. W. J. C. Allen.

My Dear Sir,
I have just arrived from
Augusta. Enclosed please find a letter from
our mutual friend Mr. Campbell, whom I was truly
glad to know had escaped the troubles unhurt.
I return to Augusta in ten days and propose
going into the Commission Business with
Mr. James L. [Maude?] of New York a gentleman
of means and high social position. If you
can influence consignments of any article
of European Merchandise to us I will esteem
it as a great favour and would be truly happy
to return your kindness if ever in my power
Some of your Merchants or Manufacturers
would find it to their interest to ship out
Linens Staple Dry Goods Whiskey to get
The South is bare of goods. Send your
friends south who wish to come to America
The South offers now a fine field for
a good industrious People. We want
Capital and Labour. The mails will not
run regular to Augusta for one
month. Send your next letter for Mr. Campbell
to me care of Lees & Waller Bank of
California New York. It will reach me
& Mr. C with despatch. I would refer any
party doing business with us to The Hon Simoen
Draper Lees & Waller and N. B. Clapton & Co.
New York, Glidden & Williams Boston
Hon. R. Macready Cincinatti, Ohio Hon.
M. J. 0'Shaughnessy Washington the style of
our firm will be Wright & Mander
We will purchase and sell goods of
any description. If I can serve you in
any possible manner dont fail to use me
Pardon the liberty I take in addressing you
In regard to Business but we may be of of
mutual service to each other. If you wish
any business done at Washington, I have good
friends who are leading members of Congress
who will serve you & myself if necessary.
Excuse this horrid scrawl
My Regards
Thomas T. Wright.