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Title: Driscoll, Michael to Sir Robert Gore Booth, 1847
CollectionNew Brunswick Letters
SenderDriscoll, Michael
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationship captain
Sender Religionunknown
OriginShip Aeolus
DestinationSt. John, N.Brunswick, Canada
RecipientSir Robert Gore Booth
Recipient Gendermale
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Partial Date
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Word Count362
Genregratitude for helping emigrants, finding jobs for emigrants, praise for the ship
TranscriptSir Robert Gore Booth Bart., Lessdel.
Noble Sir, St. John’s, New Brunswick, Jun 13th.

I am happy to inform you that I Got Clear of My passengers, In Souch a Manner as will giv you pleasure whin you hear all the particulars Connected with the Voyage. Sir Your Kind acts at hoam to privint famine and to Elivate the Condition of the Poor is as well knowen here as in the Town of Sligow, Your Ever Thankful Tennants were Highley Respected on being landed in this Town the Mayor Town Counsel &c, provided thim with large House attached to the Publick Buildings where the were lodged and Kindley threated by the Community in General Every one Vying how could, Show thim the most Kindness. I Sent them 28 lbs. Meal flour Bread & c. to the lodgeing and will continue to furnish thim while I Remain in Port the are Scattering fast I got all the Girls Leady Booth gave in My Charge good and Respectable Mrs. where the will be Kindley threathed. all the Cabin Passengers are provided for, and the Rest are geting Good Employment Verry fast, The Honourable John Robertson Mr. Henery’s Agent has taken a Verry active part, in providing for thim, and I Should hoap that before the End of June the will be all Cumfortable, there Conduct throug out the Voyage and there Soabriety after landing has Given Mee Much pleasure The Governor was in Town whin wee arrived and the Health Officers Reaport to the Governor was that Sir Robert’s Passengers or Tennants could not be classed as Common advintururs, or Emigrants, or his Brothers Ship Classed among the dirty old Emigrant hired Vessels, as the Cleaness of the Ship the Style of order Kept up the Health and Cleaness of the Passengers, the Good Diet, the Superior Medicine and the Supplying of Clean Bead Cloaths The pure Ventilation all combineed to Make her Superior to Any of her Magesty’s Thransports. I Conclude Noble Sir with My best wishes to Sir Robert, and his perfect Irish Leady and remain
your deavoteted and Most Humble Servant &c. &c. &c. &c. &c. &c.