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Title: Robert Love, LIverpool to Robert Love, Petersburg, Va.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filelove, robert (uncle)/108
SenderLove, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationworks for a merchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationPetersburg, Virginia, USA
RecipientLove, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 2393/2/16: Presented by Messrs Heron & Dobson, Solicitors, Banbridge, Co. Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9007008
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by JM 09:11:1993.
Word Count491
TranscriptMy Dr [Dear?] Robert Liverpool Jany 11th 1821
This Will inform you that I and my litle [little?] famly [family?]
are all well, and also that I have got a letter from my
brother your father who is well and all his famly [family?] and lets
me know that. he has got a letter from you and tels [tells?] me
of the death of Wm [William?] Murry your much esteemed freind [friend?]
which I was very Sorry to heare [hear?]. I am sure you must have
sufferd [suffered?] a greate [great?] deale [deal?] of truble [trouble?] of
mind at his death to be in the midst of straingers [strangers?] and in a
straing [strange?] land but my dr [dear?] R. [Robert?] the seame [same?] God
that removed him from you can raise you up other friends and prosper your Way
in a strainge [strange?] land as he did Joseph of old in the land of
Egypt. I hope you Will leane [lean?] unto him and trust in him
and he Will be thy couinselor [counsellor?] on all ocations [occasions?].
Your Grand father is Well and all your freinds [friends?], I had a letter from
your aunt Jane she and famly [family?] are all Well She spoke
of you in her letter and is very Sory [sorry?] for your loss
She sends her love to you and wishess [wishes?] you were again
in your own country, I am still in the same place in
this town Jane is still with the lady that I told you of
in a former letter John is in a place now but not at
trayd [trade?] as yet, I would be glad yould write soon
and let me know how you are and what state the cuntry [country?]
is in at present and i can forward it to your father.
Times are very flat at present in this town there
hase [has?] blow [blown?] an estrly [easterly?] wind for some weeks past which
has prevented all shipping to come in to our port
and we have very few in our docks now but I hope
it will soon chainge [change?], provisions of all kinds are very
low here but many very scarce, the [Qunns?] tryel [trial?]
is over now. she was found guilty by a mejoyrty [majority?] of 8 or 9
of the Lords and peers of the three kingdoms, but no
further procedings [proceedings?] has been folowd [followed?] against her
My wife and I with my two children joyns [joins?] in our loves
to you and wishing you all manner of hapiness [happiness?] in this
year and many returns of the season,
I remain Dr [Dear?] Robt [Robert?] your afectionate [affectionate?]
Unctale [Uncle?] till Death
Robt [Robert?] Love

I hope you will write soon

Direct to me care of Wm [William?] John Goodwin Strand Str [Street?] no 59
your unctle [uncle?] Henry and famly [family?] is here nowe [now?] (Liverpool)
he is in a bad state of health

Mr Robert Love
(care) Peters & Tufft
Petersburgh [Petersburg?]

Jany 21 1821