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Title: Robert & Mary Love, Liverpool to Robert Love, Virginia.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filelove, robert (uncle)/178
SenderLove, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationworks for a merchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationPetersburg, Virginia, USA
RecipientLove, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 2393/2/14: Presented by Messrs Heron & Dobson, Solicitors, Banbridge, Co. Down.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9007006
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by JM 26:11:1993
Word Count531
TranscriptMy Dear Robt [Robert?] L.pool [Liverpool?] July 28 1820
With pleasure I receved your letter [?]
[?] June the 3d and am thankfull [thankful?] to you for it and am
very glad to find you are Well and doing so Well. May you
allways [always?] prosper in every good thing and be always
kept from the eveils [evils?] that is around you in the
World. I am sory [sorry?] to find that you have so much to fear
from the people of coulor [colour?] in your part of Ameraca [America?]
that you may never come under there [their?] power.
I have sent a letter to your father since I got yours
to let him know of your Welfair [welfare?]. the [they?] were all Well
the last letter I had from them and doing Well
the [they?] Were very ancious [anxious?] for a letter from you, your
grandfather is Well and still on foot. Sinse [since?] I Wrote
to you last I have again entred [entered?] the marrage [marriage?] life and
has got a very proper person for my Wife about my
own age, and since then my life has been very
happy and contented. for some years past I have
not been so which you know somthing [something?] of but thank
God the longe [long?] lane is turned. John & Jane is both
Well and sends their loves to you. John is not in
place as yet trayd [trade?] is but dull at present but
it is hoped that it Will get better in this cuntry [country?]
in a little time. I hope that trayde [trade?] is better with you
you have hard [heard?] of the death of our good old
King before this and of the prince Regent being
proclamed in his Stead. Since then his Wife has come
over to this country and has clamed [claimed?] hir [her?] right
as Queen of Great Briton [Britain?] Which has caused
a great stir in this kingdom as the King seems
determed [determined?] to turn hir [her?] from him alltogeather [altogether?]
from some acouints [accounts?] he has got of hir [her?] conduct When
abroad. it is now pending in the houses of
parlement [parliament?] and What the end of it Will be
I can not tell as the most part of the people
is for the Queen. She is to be tryed [tried?] by the law of
this cuntry [country?] for adultry [adultery?]. I am afread [afraid?] it Will
have a serious end... there is to be and has been
a great many men hanged for high tryeson [treason?]
in this kingdom this year. may the Lord put a stop
to every civil browl [brawl?] and continue peace among
us for Christ sake; your unckle [uncle?] Henry and
famly [family?] is in this town now. your cuson [cousin?] Willm. [William?] is
gon [gone?] this day for the West Indies he is Well
and is not to be back again for 9 months
your Aunt Jane and famly [family?] is Well, my Wife
and I joyne [join?] in our best Wishess [Wishes?] for your every
happeness [happiness?] and remins [remains?] yours Robt [Robert?] & Mary Love.

Wright [write?] soon I am still in the old place
Adue [Adieu?]

[text on envelope]

Uncles [uncle?] Robert
July 28 1820
recd [received?] 1 Nov.

Robert Love to
care of Petters & Tufts Merchants
Pettersburgh [Petersburg?]
Virgina [Virginia?]

[?] recd [received?] on 1st Nov
pr Mary & Susan