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Gideon White Family Papers

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1785  3 Jan  Shelburne  

341. Charles Whitworth to Messrs. Champion & Dickason, in receipt of letters and goods. Directions re goods. He has ordered £300 to be remitted to them in each, since it is impossible to secure bills of exchange in Halifax. "The Gunpowder shipt to me is horrid Bad it will scarcely take fire, every body that has had of it complains very much, there was likewise fifty doz. of wood Knives shipt for Clasp Knives I have offerd them as Presents to the I[n]deans and they have absolutely Laught at them, in short they are not deserving the Name of a Knife." Encloses memorandum of goods. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 341


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