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Title: Robert Love, Liverpool to Robert Love, Petersburg, Virginia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filelove, robert (uncle)/167
SenderLove, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationworks for a merchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationPetersburg, Virginia, USA
RecipientLove, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 2393/2/7: Presented by Messrs Heron and Dobson, Solicitors, Banbridge, County Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9006251
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by JM 03:09:1993.
Word Count288
TranscriptLiverpool Jany [January?] 3rd 1820
My dr [dear?] Robert,
Inclosed [enclosed?] I send you two letters
from Ireland which I have received some days
ago with one to myself which gives me to know
of your Father and Mothers wellfair [welfare?] and all
your Sisters and Brother Johns leaving will
I hope that those letters will find you
in good health of body and mind and that
you like the place you are gone to. I would be
glad to have a few lines from you by the first
Ship that comes from Baltimore to this port.
Direct to me care of Mr John Goodwin [Stranditt?]
No 58 and it will find me and do not put England
on the letter, but Liverpool will do. I am
still in the same place and am in health
to the presant [present?] thanks to the giver of all
good John and Jane is both well Jane is
left me now and lives with a lady in this town
John is at school now and is coming very well at
righting [writing?] and counting, the Gentleman that I am
with intends puting [putting?] him into a counting house
[Through?] some time If you could send your letter
to the house that loads the ship that will sail
first this would put it in the letter bag with others
that come to this town and as soon as it comes to hand
I will send a letter to your Father as I can send
a letter to him every week. No [more?] at present
but with my best wishess [wishes?] for your every hapness [happiness?]
I remain your loving and afectionate [affectionate?] Uncle
till Death Robt [Robert?] Love

John and Jane joins me in love to you

[text below was written on the envelope]

Uncle Robert Uncle Robert
Liverpool Liverpool
Jany [January?] 2 1820 3 Jan [January?] 1820
recd [received?] March 18

Mr Robert Love
care of Mr I [M-rry?]
per Belvidera Petersburgh [Petersburg?]
Capt [Captain?] Hobson Virgina [Virginia?]