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Title: H.Y. [Hamilton Young?] to "Dear Matty", [Martha Young?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/49
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.
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9604094
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 19:04:96.
Word Count401
TranscriptDear Matty New York 7th Nov. [November?] 1787
The annexed is Copy of what I wrote
you the 3rd Octr [October?] & the 27th June
yours of the 28 of Augt [August?] The Scott
I mentioned I take to be
from Bangor shall be glad you can find him for
the Young mans sake. My motive for payg [paying?]
Mr Clark is to save the Interest which is
worth doing, I assure you I am making
use of every means in my power to come
to you, but apprehend it wont be before early
in the summer as I do not like to encounter
a Winters passage, I have got a Copy of the
peoples Remarks with you, which I am answering
I shall transmit you a Copy
of both then you will see I cant expect to
leave this before the time I mentiond [mentioned?]
the late Sir Wm [William?] Johnson sowed Whin Leeds
at his Place & it throve [thrived?] very well, therefore
youl [you will?] oblige me by sending it. I am much
obliged to James Finlay for his attention
to you, also Mr Whites family, likewise Mr
[Keane?], I wish you had gone to see him, he
certainly has behaved with the utmost
politeness. I shall put onboard the Brig
Minerva Capt Eccles tomorrow two bundles
of aple [apple?] trees, each containing 6
[Spitzenberg?] & 6 Newton Pippin trees, one of
which I would have given to James Finlay to plant,
as I may want part of them & the other you may
give Mr Ker [Kerr?] or divide them with Mr White
as you think right. I am also sending by her
a large Keg of Peaches & one of Peppers put
up by Mr Apthorps Seven fine young ladies
purposely for you & sisters, youl [you will?] no doubt
send Mr Isaac some of them. I spent the
day there yesterday I have engaged two barels [barrels?]
Super fine flower [flour?] & has got two barels
[barrels?] of fine Newton peppers to send you & him by next
oppy [opportunity?] also a box of the seeds of Flowering
Shrubs & forrest [forest?] trees which I hope will
prove agreeable. I did not know Mr
Jordins [Jordan?] family lived in Belfast I shall
write a few lines by the Brig [Endeavour?]
to Mr Campbell with Comp [Compliments?] to all friends
& love to you & sisters I am &c HY [Hamilton?] [Young?]