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Title: [?], [Baltimore?], U.S.A. to Davison McDowell, So Ca, U.S.A.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Sender Genderunknown
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBaltimore, Maryland, USA
DestinationGeorgetown, S.Carolina, USA
RecipientMcDowell, Davison
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends? Relatives?
SourceT2305/33: Presented by South Carolina Library, University of S. Carolina, Columbia, S. Carolina
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland
Doc. No.9804834
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 30:04:98.
Word Count556
TranscriptFragment of letter to:
Davison McDowell Esq
So Ca [South Carolina?]

Postmarked: BALTIMORE DEC [December?] 19

Davidson [Davison?] McDowell Esq[uire?].

From: Baltimore [December?] 16th 1827

Mr McDowell
Dear Sir
Yours of the 12th Nov [November?] came to
hand and we regret to learn that as it was the will of God
to remove your Mother from this world of sorrow and
affliction you did not arrive in time to receive her parting
blessing. You [?] [?] that she [?] [?] [?] [?] for that great
event, the [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] must pay sooner or
later, which we [now?] [give?] [the?] [?] of those who were
me[?] and [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] who were the followers of the
weak and lowly [fellow?], and [?] unable to penetrate beyond
d[?] are s[?] they grow [?] [?] [?] is th[?] assurance that
o[?]ss is th[?] et[?] 3 gain "Be You" of [?] [?ready?] for
in such are his [?] [?] [?] [?] the [fear?] of Man cometh
We would have answered your letter sooner, but [?] Moore was
anxious to attend some business first, which she regrets she
did not mention to you when you [?] here but your visit being
so unexpected it always [?] her memory. The business to try
[?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] from G---- [good?] p------ [present?]
for [?] [w?] [?] of [?] [?] [?] [?] the re[?]ary was [?] [?]
[?] is to the w[?]e is the p[?] with [?] and [?] [?] [?] [?]
[?] to [?] [P?]ther, an eminent Las[?] [?] very [?] [?] [?]
many who offered to do all in his [power?] gi[?] [Harvard?]
to Washington to hear the
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which would come in a very acceptable time, as it would
enable the two families to separate, and we take a house in
town, Aunt owing to the Rheumatism which she has suffered
with for a long time, her limbs have become so weakened, that
it is seldom she gets to Town, even to Church, for some days
past she has been more afflicted with it than usual, so much
so indeed, that it is with pain she moves about the house, we
have had a long spell of damp unpleasant weather probably
increase of pain is in consequence of that I expect about the
time, or it may be, before you receive this you will receive
a letter from Lawyer Winchester, the Gentleman spoken of above
who will give you every information necessary how to pro[?].
Aunt neglected mentioning to Lawyer Winchester the names of
those Gentlemen that would be able to give information
concerning Major John Moore her husband, and would now go in
to see him about [?] The names of the gentlemen [?]
acquaintance of Uncle Moore's Mr Henry Hampton, Mr John
Hampton, and Mr Asa Delosier whom she thinks lives in
Charlston [Charleston?] or [?] not farther of [off?] than the
Congarees Aunt Moore would take it a [as?] great favour for
you to attend to this business as soon as possible. Brigadier
General McDonald an old acquaintance of ours was very kind in
offering to render her all the assist [assistance?] [?]
and mentioned that if it was attended to immediately then [?]
office in time to have it settled during this session
[?] how long Uncle Moore