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Mauger, Joshua, 1725-1788 to Hugh Vans

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.258 Author/Creator: Mauger, Joshua, 1725-1788 Place Written: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 July 1759 Pagination: 4 p. : 19.4 x 23.6 cm. Order a Copy

Section dated 4/5/1760, [possibly to the same recipient]. Also includes "A Memorandum of sundry Good to be sent by Mrs. Sarah Nickleson & Co., and small scrap of paper indicating various letter were quoted in a letter to Cahills, 5/24/1760.

Watson, Brook, 1735-1807
Mauger, Joshua, 1725-1788
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Grenville, George, 1712-1770
Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of, 1718-1792
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

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