Letters from P.E.I. - Peter McMahon to Dr. Charles Cready, Nov 24, 1784


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Peter McMahon to Dr. Charles Cready, Nov. 24th, 1784

Gideon White papers at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia, item # 333:

Charlotte town, Island of St. John near the Gulph of St Laurence Nov 24th 1784

Dr. Charles this comes with my kind love and Best respects to you Eliner hoping that you are in helth as I am my self at present thanks be to God For it Captain Breen was taken sick about the First of october and died the 11th after which was a great loss to me and others that came along with him but I live with Mr Healy and is very happy in his servis I am to get three hundred acres of land two years Provisions and tools necessary for a husband man Besides carpenter tools----in case you do not like the place you are in you can have the same quantity of each by coming hear Next Spring Numbers of people come from that sitty here this Fawl and likes the place very well the land is good & easy to bring to perfection ----

Thair is plenty of oysters to be had in all parts of of the river here --- the enhabittance of this place

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means to carry a great cod fishery on here next summer Which will encrease & rise mens weages very much and make it a stirring town for all sorts of people --- As soon as this comes to your hands write to me and let me how you and Nelly comes on since our departure For I long to hear from you both --- let me know what Be came of Samuel Peters or John Deves also let me know if there is any more of the ? there and who the are or if Norman Martin be thair so I conclude With my love to you and Elenor and to all Enquiring Friends

Peter McMahon

Letter addressed to:
Charles Cready in the
City of Shelburn or neighbor
hood there of Port Roseway


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