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The Martin Family of Newcastle County Down

Letters found in a wall

Introduction Letter 1
Letter 1a
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Letter 20
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Letter 29
Letter 30
Letter 31
Letter 32
Letter 33
Letter 34
Letter 35

Letter 20

Point View
17 Novr 61

My dear William

I am surprised you do not receive my letters to you also papers I now send the Whig news paper We were glad at receiving your kind letter of the 4 October & to find you have had so good health since you left Ireland Your mother sister & brother Robert are well also all your Uncles Aunts & Cosins - I hope Charles is recovering strength again he was very ill poor fellow in fever(?) Mention in your letter how he is & what time I may expect your & his return whether to London or Liverpool with the Cargo tell Charles he will get his Clothes on arrival to Belfast at Mr Marks Chichester Street if you sail for London make enquiry for Mr Scanlon(?) - I have nothing particular to say but your sister is writing her letter will be enclosed in myne(?) Unfortunately I have but now thought of writing & dread being late for post excuse

Your affectionate father

Wm H Martin


Tell Charles I requested the Capt of John OGaunt to advance him cash to buy warm clothing as he did not take sufficient with him in particular pantaloons only one pair which was not enough