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Title: Thos. W. Coskery, U.S.A. to W. J. C. Allen, Belfast.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileCoskery, Thomas W/15
SenderCoskery, Thomas W.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbusinessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAugusta, Georgia, USA
DestinationBelfast, N.Ireland
RecipientCampbell Allen, William J.
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipfriends, business
SourceD 1558/1/1/679: Papers of William John Campbell Allen Deposited by F. D. Campbell Allen.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9802804
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 17:02:98.
Word Count414
TranscriptAugusta 19th April 1876
W. J. C. Allen Esq

Dear Sir
As trustee for the Florida
Land Co. I have disposed of
Ninety Thousand acres Florida lands
to a party in London through their agt
[agent?] J. V. Smedley No.34 St. Georges
Road Kilburn London, who agree to deposit
not less than One Thousand pounds Stg
[Sterling?] (œ1,000) at my credit in the
Ulster Bank as trustee F.C.L. Co. to
guarantee the purchase until the [tills?]
can be completed. As the party is an entire
stranger to us I did not wish to go to
the expense of completing deeds until a
deposit is made binding them to that
extent They have got maps and abstract
of deed in London and an agt [agent?] has
been out to examine the lands all of which
seem to be satisfactory, and it only
remains for them to make the required
deposit of œ1000 when I will proceed
to have the titles completed and forward
same to the "Ulster Bank" to be delivered
when the full amt [amount?] of purchase money
is paid. In order to facilitate matters I
would feel obliged if the Bank would
telegraph me the day the deposit is
made just say "Deposit made" and I
will pay here or it can be charged to dep
[deposit?] a/c [account?] the understanding
is that the dep [deposit?] of œ1000 is to be
made within 30 days from this date and to be
a part of the purchase money or to be
forefeited in case of failure to pay the
balance when the titles reach you, if all
correct & in proper form.
I duly recd [received?] your valued favour
11 Dec last & note all its contents. Mr
Davison was eager to pursue the [BK?]
report which slandered him. You will
observe from the N.York [New York?]
papers that we have had stormy times
here also in mercantile affairs and the
whole world seems to be depressed more or
less, with all our trials at the South I
think we are not much worse than other
nations and hope we shall come out "right
side up" by and by.
I fear I wont be able to see the Giants
Causeway this year unless it be late
in the season. My principle has always
been "business first and then pleasure"
With kind remembrances to Miss Carr
& Blackwood I am
Yours most sincerely
Thos. [Thomas?] W. Coskery
P.S. Mr Bryson's youngest daughter
died suddenly a short time ago leaving
two or three small children