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Title: [?], St John's, N.B. to Sir John Gore Booth, [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
SenderPeople in charge of the Ship Aeolus
Sender Genderunknown
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSt John, New Brunswick, Canada
RecipientSir John Gore Booth
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipre passage
SourceBritish Parliamentary Papers, 1849, X1, (122) p 123.
ArchiveThe Main Library, The Queen's University of Belfast
Doc. No.9804812
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 30:04:98.
Word Count188
TranscriptAppendix to Minutes of Evidence Before Select Committee

Appendix X

Sir Robert Gore Booth, Bart. Patridge Island

Honoured Sir, St.Johns N.B. June 5th 1847
We beg leave to inform your honour that we have arrived
on the 31st of May Inst. after five weeks passage all in
good health with the Ecceptions [exceptions?] of a few
which was removed to hospital we intered [interred?]
twenty-six on our passage who was weak and destitute
before we left home on the Evening of the 25th of April we
had a dreadful strom[storm?] the Sea washing fore and aft
we had to close the hatches and nail them down and all
passengers on board Ecpected [expected?] a watery Grave
our Captain paid very good attention during the voyage
and particularly during the Storm which Continued for four
days the passengers are thankful to their Captain for the
distributation [distribution?] of provissions [provisions?]
giving all the same Justice, the widows orphans and sick
were kindly treated our Captains advice to his passengers
had a good effect there was not a single riot or a stroke
struck during the voyage. The passengers are thankful to
Henry Gore Booth Esq. for the good store of provissions
[provisions?] and good quality put on board the Ship AEolus
of Greenock.
A list of Commitee [Committee?] of the Ship Aeolus Mathias
Head Maneger [Manager?] :
Edw. [Edward?] Johnston James Munns
Robt. [Robert?] Grey Bryan Feeney
Patrick Gillon Patt [Patrick?] Feeney
Hugh Crystal Patt [Patrick?] Boyle
Patt [Patrick?] Hart Michl [Michael?] Smith
Denis Gilloon Thomas Reelly [Reilly?]
Charles Jones Wm [William?] Ferguson
John McLovney Wm [William?] Johnston
Thomas Gillin [Gillen?] Owen John
Patt [Patrick?] McLoughlin Patt [Patrick?] Heraghty
Andy [Andrew?] Gilloon John Gillian
Adam Johnston