These old letters from over the years have been acquired from various sources on the internet, mainly eBay.
This is just a query to the bank about interest rates in 1842
This letter to Mrs Brice at the Quay in Ballycastle dates from 1846 raises more questions than it answers!
This letter from H Boyd in London to Alex McNeile in Ballycastle concerns a payment of £225 made in 1836
From Trinidad Commercial Agencies seeking to represent them there
This is the first of a series of letters from John Casement to his mother in Ireland as he arrives in Gibraltar en route to Spain
The second letter from John Casement on his arrival in Spain
Lime on fields and turf in. Church donations. Cathedral in Spain. Cost of living abroad.
Thrashing barley and delay in work on porches and byres back home. Horse feed in Spain. Daily routine in Spain.
Use of gold for travelling. Permission to dismiss servants.
Arguments among workers at home. Christmas markets in Spain
Ploughing finished. Mare for sale. Price of postage. Note from Charlotte.
Storm causes mail delay. Roddie sees some golden fish.
Killing pigs. Improvements to hall. Barley partially shot in Spain. Note from Charlotte.
£17 10s offered for grey mare. Work on hall. Fair price for barley.
Nomination as Poor Law Guardian. Advice on drinking wine and eating good beef and mutton.
House to be whitewashed. Wallpaper from Dublin. Grey mare not sold.
Charlotte's health improving. Wellington potatoes to be planted.
Charlotte feverish. Car needed for hacking. Julius's son in India.
Legacy duty to be paid. Brab recovers from illness.
Pigs to be sold. General Election and assizes.
New porch at Churchfield. Price of oats.
Heat not helping illness. Planning to leave.
Arrangements for journey home
In reply to note written by his nurse
Letter explaining business ethos and work that can be done.