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The Martin Family of Newcastle County Down

Letters found in a wall

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Letter 3

March 2nd

Dear Dada,

We arrived in Liverpool on the 28th Feby after a passage of 110 days I was up at the office to day asking Mr. Chism if he would let me home but bully (bulby, billy??) Bell was their he said I might goe in about one fortnight soe I think it will not be worth my while toe goe home she will be ready for sea in about one month she will be taking a cargoe of sault out toe Calcutta again we are boarding in the saylors home it is a fine place a free navigation school eavery eavening soe I think I would be as well their as walking about at home. I will want a few cloaths this time but I can get them out of my wages no more at present in haste for post William will be home in a few days. he will tell you all the news. hoping you are all well.

Your affect. Son

C S Martin


Mr. Ch. Martin
Ship John Chism
Saylors home