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Memorandum given to James Newton before his departure for Canada


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Memorandum of John Gibb given to James Newton before his departure for Canada.
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Front side:
Wallaces Green Berwick upon Tweed 13th May 1833
Memorandum
For Mr. James Newton as he is going to North America for him to be so good as write to me in the course of the summer 1835 - and let me know how they are all making out in America - and what he thought of his passage across the sea, and what he thought of his journey from Quebec to York in Upper Canada and how they got through all the rapids in the river - and what he thought of the long Sow and the other rapids - and how they are all keeping their health - and how they are all succeeding in business - I wish you all prospaers and a pleasant passage across the Atlantic ocean - and I wish you a safe and a pleasant journey up the river Sent Lawarence and I wish you all much success in business when you all arrive at your destination - and I sincerely wish that you may all long enjoy good health and comfort together - so I must bid [?] you all a due and a long farewell.
If you should be pleased to write to me
direct to
John Gibb
Wallaces Green
Berwick upon Tweed North Britain

Back side:
Memorandum for Mr. James Newton carpenter
at present residing in Berwick upon Tweed
13th May 1833
Date of Original:
13 May 1833
Dimensions:
Width: 16.4 cm
Height: 10 cm
Subject(s):
Collection:
Richmond Hill Public Library. Tweedsmuir History Collection
Language of Item:
English
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Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
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Full Text

Front side:

Wallaces Green Berwick upon Tweed 13th May 1833

Memorandum

For Mr. James Newton as he is going to North America for him to be so good as write to me in the course of the summer 1835 - and let me know how they are all making out in America - and what he thought of his passage across the sea, and what he thought of his journey from Quebec to York in Upper Canada and how they got through all the rapids in the river - and what he thought of the long Sow and the other rapids - and how they are all keeping their health - and how they are all succeeding in business - I wish you all prospaers and a pleasant passage across the Atlantic ocean - and I wish you a safe and a pleasant journey up the river Sent Lawarence and I wish you all much success in business when you all arrive at your destination - and I sincerely wish that you may all long enjoy good health and comfort together - so I must bid [?] you all a due and a long farewell.

If you should be pleased to write to me

direct to

John Gibb

Wallaces Green

Berwick upon Tweed North Britain

Back side:

Memorandum for Mr. James Newton carpenter

at present residing in Berwick upon Tweed

13th May 1833

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Memorandum given to James Newton before his departure for Canada


Memorandum of John Gibb given to James Newton before his departure for Canada.