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Title: Robert Love, Liverpool, to Robert Love, Virginia
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filelove, robert (uncle)/110
SenderLove, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationworks for a merchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationPetersburg, Virginia, USA
RecipientLove, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT2393/2/18: Presented by Messrs Heron & Dobson, Banbridge, Co.Down
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Doc. No.9503189
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 21:03:1995.
Word Count437
Transcript12A Liverpool Feb [February?] 4th 1821
My Dr [dear?] Robert
I have recd [received?] your letter
dated 26th Nov. [November?] which I am thankfull [thankful?]
to you for and glad to find you are well, and preserved from
faling [falling?] a victim to that dreadfull [dreadful?]
disorder that has taken off so many during the last year in
your part of the world. I am very sorry for your loss in Mr.
Murry. I thought you would not be so happy after
his death if ever you should leave America to come
to Europe I would be so glad to have the pleasure
to see you in this town on your way home and as you
can have a ship at any time coming to this port and as
you can come here cheaper and sooner than to Ireland
I think it would be your best way and will you see this
town and perhaps more of old England. My wife
and children would be glad to see you here and the [they?]
would strive all the [they?] could to make you happy We
are all well thanks be to God your unckle [uncle?] Henry
and family lives in this town now and are all well
excepting himself who has been but poorly in health
this winter but is now giting [getting?] better, your
aunt Jane is well and family and sends her love
to you and would be glad to see you in this country
I am still in the same place and contented in my
situation. I seem to please very well and has got
some presents meade [made?] me. Jane is still in the same
place and is growing a fine girl. We have peace
and plenty here but little money but I hope
that trade will revive and that it is now better
my son John has wrote to your father this day
by his last letter to me they were all well
My dear Robert I wish you many returns of the season
and that you may have more pleasure and happiness
in this year than you have had in the last
and that the dear couinsels [counsels?] of your Father
may rest upon your memory so that the [they?] may be
a help to you to surmount all the disapoitments
[disappointments?] of this mortal life may heaven give you
wisdom and power to withstand all the snears [snares?] and
trapes [traps?] that will be lead for you in a deceitfull
[deceitful?] world is the prayers of your afectionate
[affectionate?] uncle till Death Robt [Robert?] Love
My wife and children joyns [joins?] Me in love to
you farewell