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Pownall, John (fl. 1764) to Joshua Mauger

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.218 Author/Creator: Pownall, John (fl. 1764) Place Written: Whitehall Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 February 1764 Pagination: 2 p. : 19.2 x 23.4 cm.

"I am directed by the Commissioners for the Trade and Plantations to desire your attendence [sic] at their Board on Tuesday the 7 Instant at 11 o Clock in the fore noon on the Subject of Your Memorial concerning the Bills drawn by the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and which yet remain unpaid." Includes account.

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