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Title: R. Campbell U.S.A. to W. J. C. Allen, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileCampbell, Robert/34(3)
SenderCampbell, Robert
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationmerchant
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAugusta, Georgia, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientCampbell Allen, William J.
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends, business
SourceD 1558/1/1/248: Papers of William John Campbell Allen Deposited by F. D. Campbell Allen.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9801323
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 12:01:98.
Word Count307
TranscriptWm. Jno. [William?] [John?] C. Allen Esq
Faunoran Greenisland Belfast Ireland
Augusta 17th December 1862

My Dear Sir
I had this pleasure on the 8th
instant, mentioning the investment of those Dividends that had
come into my hands from the Stocks of yourself, your uncle
James Campbell and his son William, in having received yesterday
from the Geo [Georgia?] Rail Road and Banking Co. its Dividend
of October last No.42 upon the following Shares.
Wm. Jno. [William?] [John?] C. Allen 22 shares each 6$ =
James Campbell 17 shares each 6$ = 102
William Campbell 8 shares each 6$ = 48

And also from the Bank of Augusta its dividend of 17th
last month upon
Wm. Jno. [William?] [John?] C. Allen 120 shares 4$ =
James Campbell 100 Do. 4$ = 400
William Campbell 42 Do 4$ = 168

I have purchased for the account of the above persons
8 Bales of Upland Cotton 4296 lbs at 17¬ Cents p [per?]
lb = $741.06
7 Bales of Upland Cotton 3163 lbs at 17« Cents [per?]
= 553.52
15 Commission (to H. C. Bryson) for purchasing at 50c 7.50
Insured the above in the Geo [Gerogia?] Mut [Mutual?]
Ins [Insurance?] Co. for 5 Mos [Months?] $ 1.44.0
along with 11 Bales formerly insured but expired now valued at
1.130. 36.34
$2570 at 1 3/8 % new Policy 100 # 2621

Sterling Exchange is 220% Gold 300% Bank Bills 132% Swed
[Swedish?] Iron 50c [cents?] p [per?] lb. Cut Nails 75 c
[cents?] p [per?] lb. Beef 20 c [cents?] p [per?] lb.
Flour 45 c [cents?] p [per?] lb. Brrl [Barrel?] of
196 lbs Bro [Brown?] Sugar 50 c [cents?]
Coffee 300 c [cents?] p [per?] lb Bacon 75 c
[to?] 80 c [cents?] p [per?] lb.
I am exceeding anxious to have a letter from you. Please
inform your uncle & cousin.
And believe me Truly Yours
R. [Robert?] Campbell