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Letter from James Hasell to John Pownall
Hasell, James, d. 1785
August 08, 1771
Volume 09, Page 13

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind: No. Carolina. Vol. 218.]
Letter from President Hasell to Bd Trade

Newbern the 8th August 1771.

Sir, [John Pownall Esq]

I received your packet of the 31st April last which contained twelve printed Coppies of the process used in Sweeden for the making of Tarr, transmitted by the direction of Lord Hillsborough, as Governor Martin is not yet arrived from New Yorke, where I apprehend he may have been detained by sickness—I will take due care that those Books shall be distributed in the best manner I can possibly contrive so as to answer his Lordships benificent and publick spirited intention.

I am with great esteem &c