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Title: Hamilton Young, New York, to "Dear Matty", Ireland.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/41
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.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9604019
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 04:04:96.
Word Count258
TranscriptDear Matty New York 2 May 1787
Above is copy of what I wrote you
the 4 past & I wrote you a few lines the 19th by the
Ship [Parnona?] The 9th of last month I recd [received?]
yours of the 30th Jany [January?] & the 16 yours of the
27 Feby [February?] I am realy [really?] sorry for the
Death of my old friend [Mrs.?] Isaac. I am glad that Mr
Isaac had recoverd [recovered?] from his indisposn
[indisposition?] I sent a Copy of the letter
to him open inclosed in a Copy of mine to you of the 6
Decr [December?] but the ship was losed [lost?] near
Cork & all the Crew, no doubt he'll show you it I am
glad you have sent the Draper as it will oblige some
honest friends of mine, it being 9/4 wide makes it
not come so dear as if there was two [he?] recd [received?]
his proper the vesell [vessel?] is dayly [daily?] looked for I
thank you for the Tongues I mean to send 6 of them to Mr
Apthorpe. The aples [apples?] arriving safe gives me
much pleasure & hope the other articles
were equaly [equally?] agreeable both to you & Mr
Isaac. I am not in Spirits on account of my
friend Hugh Gaine losing his only Son yesterday
after a very short illness. God deliver us from
both private & Public Enjury [Injury?] shall
write you more fully in my next [please?] [god?]
& am with love to our sisters
[&c?] pacquet Belfast H Y [Hamilton?] [Young?]