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Bernardo de Hacerda, Jose to Tobias Lear re: payment of loan [in French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.115 Author/Creator: Bernardo de Hacerda, Jose Place Written: Algiers, Algeria Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1807/06/23 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 24.7 x 18.7 cm

Summary of Content: Includes a note in English (possibly Lear's hand): "Sent--to the writer of this letter 15 Sequins -- 23 June 1807." Docketed on verso.

Full Transcript: Ses bienfaits qui j'ai recus de votre bonte mouvement actuellement l'hardirre de vous prier- de me faire la grace de prêter trente (illegible) tres fortes don't j'ai autres grand ...besoin.
L'icertitude ou je susis de ce recevoir a des letters, qui j'ai ecrites par ce dernier courier, a son premier ne me donne pas toute de l'assurance de vous promettre de vous les rembourser a cette epoque; mais- que vous voudrez bien une faire cette grace, esoyez persuadé que je suis avec la plus grande consideration, Respect.
Monsieur Tobias Lear

Algerice 23 Juin 1807
Jose Bernando de Hacerda
[English version]

It's great that I receive your goodness that actually gives me the boldness to pray for you to give me the grace to lend me thirty strong piastres. Thus, I need a huge favor.
Uncertainly, where I am to receive the answers of the letters that I wrote by the last mail, at his first return does not provide me with insurance to promise to repay you this time; But I hope that you are able to do me this favor. Try to convince yourself that I am with most grand consideration and respect.

Sir Tobias Lear

Your humble servant.

Alger June 23rd 1807

Jose Bernando de Pacera
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Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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