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Title: Samuel Smiley, Liverpool, to Thomas Smiley, Islandmagee, Co. Antrim.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileCapt. Samuel Smiley/57
SenderCaptain Samuel Smiley
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationship captain
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLiverpool, England
DestinationIslandmagee, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientSmiley, Thomas
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD2723/1/22: Presented by the Smiley Family, Islandmagee, County Antrim.
ArchivePublic Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9307061
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogAction By Date Document added by S M, 06:07:1993.
Word Count132
Transcript Liverpool September 17th 1854

Dear Brother
I have a cold this last two days But I am Better thank
God hoping this will find you all in good health, I am going to
Ship my Crew to morrow [tomorrow?] morning and I am not sure
wheather [whether?] I will sail on Wednesday. But I shall likely
go into the [-----?]; I dont [don't?] no [know?] yet wheather
[whether?] I shall have my full Compliment [complement?] of
Passengers and now there is nothing Perticular [particular?] to
let you no [know?], the "Alfred" arrived last week after a
passage of 28 days, there is another of our ships layed [laid?]
on for New Orleans, the "Onward" and I shall send a letter Your
affectionate Brother by the Pelat[?] and Sis[?] you [---?]
Samuel Smiley many passengers