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Title: S Chevers, New York to "Dear Matty", [Martha Young?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileYoung, Hamilton/55
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.9604083
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 19:04:96.
Word Count259
TranscriptDear Matty New York 2nd Jan [January?] 1788
I wrote you the 5th past a copy 15 via
Dublin & since again without hearing
from you. Inclosed [enclosed?] is copy of
the peoples letter with you to Mr Sadler, &
my answer, by which youl [you will?] be able to
judge of them, I send this by the pacquet for fear
of a miscarriage & shall now use every means in my power
to obtain a final Setlmnt [settlement?]; & advise you By
the Ship Lord Charlemont Capt Dillon who
will sail in a few days. I have sent you two
barels [barrels?] of the finest Newton peppers that
I am sure will please, the one for Mrs Isaac
the other for you & a box of seeds for him
& inclosed [enclosed?] is the bill Lading. I
had two barels [barrels?] of very fine flower
[flour?] prepared but all I coud [could?]
say the Capt would not take them. In
hopes of soon hearing from you by the Nov Mail
I am wishg [wishing?] our Sisters, all friends
& yourself many happy returns of the New year &
The aples [apples?] are wraped [wrapped?]
separately in paper the News papers you sent me
& [lear--?] of Indian Corn leaves
between each [now?]
&c pacquet HY [Hamilton Young?]
S Chevers Belfast
PS W [William?] Isaac - I had a barel [barrel?] of
the best Super fine flower [flour?] ready for Mr Isaac
but could not prevail on the Capt to take it having
orders to the Contrary
[& Spears?] [&c?] [the?] Diligence via Derry