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Letter from James Milner to John Williams
Milner, James, ca. 1735-1772
October 22, 1772
Volume 09, Pages 346-347

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Ja. Milner to Col Williams

Halifax 22 Oct. '72.

Dear Sir

I hope you and Miss Williams had a safe and agreeable journey home and that you found all your family and friends well.

I forgot to mention to you when here, that you would particularly oblige me by appearing in my stead for Mr Strudwick in any suits he may be concerned in the county court of Orange. I beg you would not appear against him in any of them. The fees I will

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pay, and will make compensation adequate to any inconvenience that may arise from your not taking the opposite side. To this request favor me with an answer.

I rely on your friendly attention to my friends in other matters in that court, & especially in Bute. My best wishes attend Mrs Williams, Miss Williams and Miss Keeling, and I am, with sincere regard, Dear Sir

Your very hble servt
JA. MILNER