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Letter, Lane & Booth to John Easson

"I am sorry to find you have been so much harassed by the French this last Winter and that you are so great a sufferer by their depredations. However we Flatter our Selves you'l be Releived on the Arrival of Lord Loudon…". Partial letter, undated but ca.1753-54.  ca.1753-54.  1 page : 30 x 38 cm.   Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/22

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Duely advised your two Bills to Michael Donne
For £35 and £36 are both paid by us & Charged
to your Debit. the bill of £100 you sent On the
Board of Ordinance was paid the 11 present &
placed to Credit am Sorry to find you have
been so much harrassed by the French this last
Winter & that you are so great a Sufferer by their
depredations however we Flatter our Selves
youl be Relieved on the arrival of Lord London
& that if providence gives Success to our arms
youl be made Quite Easey in future
          I have not had time to Settle
Your account with Mr Bogdani but intend to
do it very Soon & then you Shall hear further
need forth from
          Your most humble Servants
          Lane & Booth

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