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Letter, Thomas Lane, London, to John Easson

Replying to a letter from Easson dated 17 November, regarding trade and Easson's account with him; sent via Samuel Austin, Boston.  10 March 1753.  2 pages : 30 x 40 cm.   Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/17

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Mr. John Eason           London, ye 10 March 1753
          This being my first Opportunity of
writing you this spring I now inclose you according to annual
Custom your Account Current made up to the End of the old
year ballance in my Favour £19.5 is carried to your
Debit in new accot if on Examination you find the same
free from Error please to note it in Conformity
          I find myself favoured with your's
of the 17 November but am at a Loss to Know by what Channel it
was forwarded me as I hear nothing of those Articles you sent
me for Self & Mr. Robert Stuart however I return your thanks
for the kind present you intended me & if ever they should reach [tear]
my hands will advise you the value of the balsams at this market
tho I fear if they cannot be bought on much better Terms than
you mention at your place you will have but Little Encouragement
to send them here, I shall Continue to receive your Sallary
of Mr. Bogdani as it becomes due & as Opportunity offers write
you the further needfull in the Interim I am with best Respects           Yourmosthumb'l Serv't
          Tho.s Lane

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