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Title 1855 Letter to James T. O'Neill from New York Merchants
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content The letter reads as follows:

"New York Oct. 14, 1855"
"Mr. James T. O'Neill
Dear Sir yours of the 19th Sept. came duly to hand. At the tie there was a vessel advertised [?] for St. Marys and we immediately got the goods ready [?] and sent them down but found no vessel, and [unreadable word] sending to the office they replied [?] that the vessel was in Georgia. We [?] have kept them until today in hopes there would be a vessel and being no prospect at present have sent them down stream to Savannah Case [?] Bros.[?] and Villalonga to be forwarded by boat to St. Marys. Amt. of bill enclosed $9//17 [?]. we also enclose blank note to Mr[?] which please make payable in Savannah if it suits you as well, sign and return to us by mail. It is very difficult filling such orders as yours on a/c of sizes, and rather out of our way but in as much as we have been selling Mr. Dunbar we have done so now. The difficulty is this in our [indecipherable word] trade we put our goods up in dozzens so many of each size. Usually [?] only 1 pr [indecipherable] in a doz. and in filing such an order as yours we have had to break as many as 5 Dozzens.
Yours Truly [indecipherable]
[Indecipherable] Currin & Sherwood"
Catalog Number 1979.003.022
Collection AIMH
Accession number 1979.003
Caption Letter
Number of images 1
People O'Neill, James T.
Villalonga
Search Terms Currin & Sherwood
New York, NY
St. Mary's, GA
Savannah, GA
Subjects Clothing stores
Merchants
Shipping
Classification Correspondence/Letter