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Title Letters to America
Author Hooton, Jacob; Hooton, John; Knight, Isaac
Date 16 Aug 1837 - 13 Jun 1858
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference DX/526
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description A collection of letters. One from Jacob Hooton to his son John and two from John Hooton to his mother. The final letter is from Isaac Knight to Mrs Simmonds. They detail family news and health; two offers to charter for passengers to New York; getting a cargo of sugar to Cuba and taking a boy to work on ship.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Remigration
Places Bristol, London, England; Cardiff, Wales; New York, Savannah, Georgia, Apalachicola, Florida, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Cuba
Keywords fever, disease, emigration, family, money, import, reverse migration, health and sickness
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library