Robert Dow



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Dow has set out for Beaumaris and regrets that he will not be able to accompany Chase to Ireland but hopes that he may instead see him near Holihead.




David Ker, Beaumaris, Holihead, Mrs. Archibald, Mr. Call, Adam Hodgson, Liverpool


Liverpool 29th June 1824

Dear Sir

I write you these few lines by my Nephew David Ker, to apprise you that I set out this morning for Beaumaris N. Wales with two of my Nieces, Brother’s Children, where I mean to remain for two months constantly with them in order to watch over the eldest of them in a very bad state of health, and therefore, I doubt much [whither] the [preconcerted] Plan of going to Ireland will succeed, I tho’t once it would, and that if all things should favor it, my Reverend Brother her father would be of the party, but “Men proposes and God disposes” and I have more reason to think none then at that time, that it won’t do.

Should you go to Ireland about the 16th you might stop at Beaumaris, which is about 25 miles from Holihead [sic] where you embark, and my Niece Mrs. Archibald Mr. Call and self, would be most happy to see you.

I called upon Mr. Adam Hodgson, but found that he had left his Quarters to be absent the young Lady (woman) of the House said for 3 weeks. Should you wish to write to me again, direct to the case of Archd Mc. Call Esqr. Exchange Court, Livl. or to me at Beaumaris Mrs. Lloyds.

I am My Dear Sir, with sincere Regard

Your most obed’t

And very h’ble Servant

Robert Dow

Letter to Philander Chase



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