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Title: [Hamilton Young?] New York, to "Dear Sir", Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/33
SenderYoung, Hamilton
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationgoods trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginNew York, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientCampbell, John
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 729/22: Presented by Miss Duffin, Mount Pleasant, Stranmillis, Belfast.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9604011
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:04:96.
Word Count201
TranscriptMr John Campbell New York 8 January 1787
Dear Sir
I would have answered your kind
letter of the 26 June long [before?] this but waiting
for a [direct?] oppy [opportunity?] & moreover I have been
thoroughly mislayd [misled?] making out a full
State of the Company affairs which is now
compleated [completed?] & a Copy me Mr [Tardles?] who
proposes leaving this the beginning of
next month and [a visit?] with him to whom
[J McFerguson?] for particulars he can clear up
matters fully, I have been [consuly?] [disassuabble?]
of aples [apples?] to send you that once an
extravagant price for them upon openg [opening?] the
[them?] proved 2/3 rotten, in consequence of letters
from my Sister & I may second Parent
[your?] making in [se?] of very [exertion?] to see
my friends in Ireland, for what was some
people may think of me I have a warm
friendship for those that deserve it often
there, From the Acct [account?] I have the [town?] must
be greatly improved, tho [although?] I have not a high
opinion of Baron [Yelvestons?] plan it may
improve the Harbour. May you live
happily & enjoy many returns of the
New Year is the Sincere wish of
H Gillis Belfast HY [Hamilton?] [Young?]