Transcribed by Gary Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org
Letter from Samuel Batt of PEI Dated 11 Jan., 1850 Rec. 9 Feby., 1850, Postmarked Arichat, CB, 5 Feb 1850 Postage 4 1/2
Mr Dunavin Esq.,
11 Jany 1850
The letter that you gave me amounted to Nothing but Sire you wille Pleas not to sell eny thing belonging to the Skoner Barby An till you hear from me and pleas not let the Party sell the hut or materials about her as the amount can be recovered and if you can Deel with him let me kno as soon as Posabel if not Eny Moringered
Samuel BattNote: We believe the following to be the vessel referred to in the above letter:
Previously Registered in Arichat (1854)
Built PEI 1842
1 deck 2 masts
L 61' W 17' D 9'
Closure 1856, PEI Reason transferred to new port
Owner at that time, Peter Hudson, Sr., Halifax.