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Title: McCammon, Richard to Forsythe, John Jr, 1801
CollectionJohn Forsythe Letters
SenderMcCammon, Richard
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginArtikelly,Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
DestinationEast Nantmeal, Co. Chester, Penn., USA
RecipientForsythe, John Jr
Recipient Gendermale
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Word Count240
Genrecorrespondence, family news, local economy
TranscriptArtikelly May the 2nd1801

I imbrace this Opertunity to Aquant you that I and Family are still
in the land of the living Blesed be God for his kind Marcies No letters
has been Recd from you this season however we had A Verbal Acount by
Thomas Essh that you And Family Are well Your Father And Sister
Catrien Are both tender All the Rest of your Brothers & Sisters Are in
good health. Dear John to give you a Particular Acount of Ireland these
few years would be verry tedious but the Bearer John Moor Can inform
you of A great deal of particulars—Victuls of Every kind has been verry
high these two years Oat Meal at present are 7s: 7d pr score Barly Male
6s Ditto potaties 4s 4d pr Bushel—
Alrx Moor desires me to Request you to get A Birth for his son neer
your self Also Robert Hopkin son to Wm Hopkin is going over and wishes
to be Advised by you. My tow little Daughtrs wishes to be Rememberd
to you And your Family the Eldest is Eleaven years of age her name is
Peggy Jane is Eight years And they Are both so far forward At scool as
learning Arithmetick Jinny Joins me in her love to you And Family And
Ill Beg leave to subscribe My self your Friend Whilst
Richard McCamon
John Forsythe
East nantmel township
Chester County