Letter, Rob[ert] L. Loughead, Londonderry, Ireland, to "Dear James" [James A. Loughead], n.p.
The author, the American consul in Londonderry and the recipient's father, comments on his new post. Of Derry he remarks ". . .this is a dull place & verry little business a dowing doing. . . ." He also mentions the potato blight: "Living here is verry high & the rot has commenced in the potatoes very bad. . . ."