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Title: James Dalzell, Co. Down to John Dalzell, Pittsburgh.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDalzell, James/138
SenderDalzell, James
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbusinessman
Sender Religionunknown
OriginCo. Down, N.Ireland
DestinationPittsburgh, Penn., USA
RecipientDalzell, John and Matthew
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT 2298/1: Copy Presented by John D. Cantwell Jr, Kingsley Road, Fayetteville, New York 1306U, USA.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9403199
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 15:03:1994.
Word Count313
TranscriptN.T. ARDS [Newtownards?]
Mr John Dalzell
Pittsburgh Storekeeper
P.A. [Pennsylvania?]

Ballyatticoch 20 February 1824

To Matthew & John Dalzell
My Dear Brothers
I lift up my pen for the last time, in
in this Country to Inform you that we
are All well, thanks Be to the Almighty
God for his goodness to us, Hoping these lines
May find you All in the same happy
way, we received one Letter from you
About two weeks Ago Dated the 24th
of November, which we are All very much
[Inducted?] to you for your Invitation And happy to hear
of your prosperity - we wrote three Letters
giving Ann [an?] Account of the Sales we
Have made &c, which I hope you recd [received?],
And now my Dear Brothers, I am
Happy to Inform you that we have
Ingaged [Engaged?] our passage in the Ship Thomas
Gibbons For Baltimore Randil Pullin
Master, She is A fine Ship, 500 Hundred
Tons Burthen, we give £42 for Six
Births [Berths?], And Brother Wm [William's?] two Children
gets free,
I went to Belfast yesterday to know
positivley [positively?] the time She would Sail
That I Could write you a true Account
the Captin [Captain?] told me she would positively
Sail the First of March -
I write this By the Packet to Sail
the first Tuesday in March
Now I think By the time you receive
these lines that we will Be Near
to Baltimore
When we Land at Baltimore
Ill [I`ll?] write you A few Lines
If you Intend to meet my Father & mother
By the time this reaches you we will
be in Baltimore
For my Brothers & me [I think?] we will
Start to Pittsburgh on foot when we
rest A Day or two -
your Brotherinlaws [Brothers-in-law?] are Both well
the [they?] Say the [they?] will go next year
So no more at present But
Remains your, Waiting with
Impatince [Impatience?] Until the vessel Sails

James Dalzell