D'Auvergne, James (fl. 1771-1788) to Joshua Mauger
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.116 Author/Creator: D'Auvergne, James (fl. 1771-1788) Place Written: Palace Yard, London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 October 1778 Pagination: 3 p. : address ; docket ; 19.6 x 24.8 cm.
The young girl Bellie has turned out to be worse than her brother. Expresses his concern over the fate of his nephew, Phil, who is in charge of a battery in the colonies. Discusses Miss Bellie's conduct and offers sympathy to Mrs. Tyson, who recommended her.
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