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Title: Adam Duffin, London, To Ellen Duffin, Broughshane, Co Antrim
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDuffin, Adam/126
SenderDuffin, Adam
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationbusinessman, linen trader
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLondon, England
DestinationBroughshane, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientDuffin, Ellen
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceT1252/25: Presented By Miss Duffin, Mount Pleasant, Belfast. #TYPE LET Adam Duffin, London, To His Wife Mrs Ellen Duffin, Broughshane, Ballymena Co. Antrim, 23rd May 1814.
ArchivePublic Record Office, N. Ireland.
Doc. No.9001058
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log05:02:1990 GC created 08:06:1990 JF input 12:06:19
Word Count332
TranscriptMrs Adam Duffin

London Monday 23d
My dear Ellen
I have not yet had a line from you or any friend in Ireland, and I
am really all anxiety to learn if any further application has been made by
the Belfast Bank towards the payment of Lord O Neills [?] - I have not yet
been able to procure an interview of His Lordship, He being always when I
call out of Town, and I think has no inclination to meet me - (However this
is to yourself) - This Business gives me a good deal of concern, and will
cause me a longer stay here than I intended, as on my return no doubt the
Bank will immediately look for payment from me; and when absent I think will
rather have recourse to the principal - I have written to William by this
Days Post concerning the state of this Market which indeed is very dull, not
only for the linen, but every other branch of Business - and I think the
less that is done for some time the better; unless goods have lowered very
much in price - I live mostly a few Miles out of Town with Mr Johnston, but
if I stay any time I shall go down to the Isle of Wight where His family
reside - In my last I told you where to direct letters for me - viz at
Messrs Courtail Tiplady & Harrisson where letters will still find me - I
hope our dear little fellow Charles has got quite safe thro' [through?] the
Cow-pox - Kiss both Him and Ann Jane for me, and tell the latter I expect to
hear that she is quite Mistress of the alphabet, and is an obedient good
child - Dear Ellen I am truly happy in receiving long letters & details from
those I love, but I really cannot return the compliment, and shall now
conclude with best wishes for all friends, and subscribing myself your
[own?] affectionate
Adam Duffin