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Letter, B. Hallowell, Boston, to Dyson & Easson

Preparing for a new season of trade, but "we have an embargo that no vessel shall sail before the 15th of next month."  25 February 1755.  2 pages : 30 x 38 cm.   Easson family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 vol. 3478 A/40

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Messr Dyson and Eason           Boston February 25 1755
          I have received your severall favours all which
I shall fully answer by Mackey; who I design Shall Sail as Soon as
Mackneal, as I am preparing her Cargo and we have an Embargo
that No Vessell Shall Sail Before the 15th Next month, Capt Adams [ Shew]
me Your Directions to him by which I See you have Given him
positive Directions to Send you down a Sloop, when you had Given
Me Directions Sometime past to Engage one for that purpose, please
to make my Compl[iments] to Majr Philips and Tell him I could not
find a man to purchase his Servants Time but he Shall be at no
Expense to him I Shall write the Majr by Mackey [ – ] his Magazines
was packed up in Your Trunk of Goods I am Gentl[emen]
          Your Humble Servant
          B Hallowell for my

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