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Title: R. Campbell, U.S.A. to W. J. C. Allen, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileCampbell, Robert/10(2)
SenderCampbell, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAugusta, Georgia, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientCampbell Allen, William J.
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends, business
SourceD 1558/1/1/95: Papers of William John Campbell Allen deposited by F. D. Campbell Allen.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9708175
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 29:08:97.
Word Count182
Transcript5 May

Wm. [William?] Jno. [John?] C. Allen Esq
8 Wellington Place Belfast Fairview near Savannah
2d April 1853

My Dear Sir
On the 25th ult. I sent to
G.B. Cumming Savannah Ten Thousand Dollars of your funds
for investment in Sterling exchange & requesting him to
forward the first of the [-ct?] to you from Savannah.
Very much to my satisfaction he has sent his own Bill
at the lowest rate of [grand?] Bills and I now inclose
you herein the second of the set [---?] Geo. B. Cumming
Savannah 28 March 1853 at 60 Dft upon Messrs. Brown
Shippley & Co. Liverpool payable to your [adv-?] in
London for Eight hundred & twenty three Pounds & sixteen
shillings sterling œ823.16.0. c. 9¬ pc [percent?]
prem [premium?] = to $4.000.00.-
As cotton since I wrote you was dull & drooping and as I
thot [thought?] likely to go lower. I have held off. but
will go into the market on Monday and purchase at the going
I have not found any Rail Road Stock for sale at 106$
tho' [although?] advertised for. The Dividend takes place
in this month & [some?] [persons?] expect 4% for 6 mo.
Yours very truly
R. Campbell