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Letter, Michael Francklin, Windsor, to David Easson

Regarding Easson's licence to cut wood and their agreement for lumber. A copy of licence is written into the letter.  10 January 1781.  2 pages : 30 x 49 cm.   Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/122

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          Windsor 10 Jany 1781
Mr David Eason

          Nothwithstanding every application I did not
obtain the licence to cut wood etc on the Kings Lands while
I was in Town, but a few days ago it was sent me, a Copy
of which I Inclose, and by the first safe hand you shall
have the original, together with, the agreement for the
Lumber, and I will then send you the particulars of Each
part wanted. I am Sir
          Your most humble servant
          Mich Francklin
A copy of the Licence from the Lt Governor. Vizt:
( LS )
          By Sir Richd Hughes Baronet Lieut.
          Governor and Commander in Chief
          In and over His Majestys Province
          Of Nova Scotia & its Dependencies etc
          Licence is hereby Granted unto David Eason (during
pleasure to Cut and Fell timber for Exportation, on any part
of the ungranted Lands in the county of Annapolis, excepting
Such Pine Trees as are reserved by Act of Parliament
for the Use of His Majestys Navy.
          Given under my hand and Seal at
          Halifax this Twenty Second day
          Of December 1780
By Command of the
Lieut Governor
          Rd Hughes
          (Signed)           Rd Bulkeley

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