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Title: Thomas McCoy, Pennsylvania to Alexander McCoy, England
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Filemccoy, thomas/14
SenderMcCoy, Thomas
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMercer Co., Penn., USA
DestinationLiverpool, England
RecipientMcCoy, Alexander
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 1444/19A: Presented by H.W. McCoy, The Old Manor, Ashley, King's Somborne, Stockbridge, Hants.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9011137
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogAction By Date Document added by B.W. 06:12:1993
Word Count267
TranscriptTo: Alexander McCoy, 146 Bedford Street, Taxteth [Toxteth?]
Park, Liverpool, England.

From: Thomas McCoy, Mer [Mercer?] County, Springfield
Township, [Pennsylvania?], [U.S.A.?].

Dear Nephew,
I [?] more embrace the opportunity of
writing to you to let you know that I am yet in the land of
the living and in a perfect State of Health thanks be to the
Giver of all Good for his tender Mercy towards me and to us
Sinners in General hoping these few lines will find you Enjoy
the Same happiness Your brother Robert is living at a Small
Distance From Me and is Doing well and wishes to be remd.
[Remembered?] to you and all Relations. About thirteen months
ago My Dear partner was Re[?]d. from me by death Which has
[?] me many A lonely Day and Night Since My Daughters are
Marryd [Married?] and Gone from me and my two youngest Sons
living with me. Remember me to your Mother and all the Rest
of the friends in Ireland and let them know that this may be
the last of my handwriting you or them may see or Receive
from me as my hand is Getting Stiff and out of practice.
Pleas [Please?] to Rembr. [Remember?] me to Sister
Rebecca in Liverpool and let her know that I think it Strange
that she Never Writes to me to let me know how [malleen?]
Stands with her and her family I am now Expecting to See
friend Robert Tomorrow and these lines is to Go in the Same
Sheet with his Tomorrow To [?] Election day and one day Serves
in the year [?] General Election Excuse my trembling pen I
add nomore at present but Rem [Remain?] your uncle until death
Thomas McCoy 1842