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Title: W. Armstrong, Lurgan,to Wm. Watson, Chestnut, Philadelphia
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileArmstrong, William/78
SenderArmstrong, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationattorney
Sender Religionunknown
OriginLurgan, Co. Armagh, N. Ireland
DestinationPhiladelphia, Penn., USA
RecipientWatson, William
Recipient Gendermale
SourceD 2794/1/2/8: Presented by H.H. Montgomery, 4 Kensington Gardens, Belfast 5.
ArchiveThe Public Record Office, Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9507148
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
LogDocument added by LT, 24:07:1995.
Word Count152
TranscriptWm. R. Clarke,Esq.,
Richardson Watson & Co.
Phila. [Philadelphia?]
Lurgan 14th Sept. 1847.
William Watson Esq.,

Dear Sir,
The bearer Mr Joseph Searight
purposes going to your City to push his
fortune - He lived several years with us
as Book keeper in our Woollen House
and conducted himself, honestly; he is
sober, honest, & attentive to business - and he
understands it, and we regretted his leaving
us; I can recommend him, and I have
no doubt he will be a gain to whoever
employs him, For integrity & tuition [-----ss?]
I have seldom,in 32 years found his equal
and if you can do him good I will consider
it as done to myself
Your father is much as usual
Francis Hugh & Mariam, & child are well
Mrs Armstrong & my family are well
I hope Mrs Watson & your family are well
and remain, My dear Sir

Yours truly Wm. Armstrong.

Please to
rembr [remember?] us to your good friends
Mr. & Mrs. Stuart-

320 Race Street.

Wm [William?] R Clarke Esq.,
Richardson Watson & Co. c/o William Watson
Esq., Phila. [Philadelphia?]
Richardson & Watson Esq.,
New York.

W. Armstrong Sep.[September?] 1847