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Title: [Hamilton?] [Young?], New York, to "Dear Matty", Ireland
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/31
SenderYoung, Hamilton
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationgoods trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNew York, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientYoung, Martha
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceD 729/22: Presented by Miss Duffin, Mount Pleasant, Stranmillis, Belfast, Ireland.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9604009
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:04:96.
Word Count298
TranscriptDear Matty New York 8 January 1787
Annexed you have Copy of mine of the
2nd Jns [Jan?] by the Mail I now [melse?] you [bill?] Lading
forteen [fourteen?] barels [barrels?] [-----?] [fine?] flavourd.
Two barels [barrels?] Aples [apples?]
after but the man has not done me [Jarser?]
in them I expected them all myself the day
they went on board, in [person?] Separately hope
theyl [they will?] goe [go?] safe there is a Case containing
2 1/2 dozen of Wine & a bag of Bill pepers [peppers?]
Please to send Mr. Issac a barel [barrel?] flavor one of
aples apples & same of the pepers [peppers?], I now write him
you will do so, I am disapointed [disappointed?] in a brle
[barrel?] of apples for Mr Campbell which I shall
write him by this oppy [opportunity?]. [Mrs?] [Brown?]
to whom these V [vine?] yards belong to are former
Correspondants [correspondents?] of mine & will no doubt
assist in getting them ashore. If I can [-----?]
a good barel [barrel?] of Hams towards Spring shall
perhaps send you [abble?] if an opp. [opportunity?] offers
I have given Capt [Captain?] Gillis a Copy of the
Book seald [sealed?] up. My father arraid [arranged?] with
him of the whole State of the Company Affairs, he proposes
leaving this about the first next month though you
say nothing about it until he arrives when
you may show it to Mr Isaac or such as he Chooses
My friend Chal [Charles?] McEvers in consequence of the
War finds his debts, which are large in the
Country, turnout much worse than he
expected, therefore has been obliged to call
his Creditors together, how his affairs will
turn and can not be ascertained its a great
pitty [pity?] for he is an honest man with Love &c.