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The Eassons and the Hoyts

Two Hundred Years of Family and Community Life in Nova Scotia

Letter, John Easson, Boston, to David Easson

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Discusses various business matters and give instructions to his son in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Provides a brief account of the Boston Tea Party and advises David that "if You have any of Your Tea left You must take Good care of it for there will be Non to be Gott hear about…."

Date: 18 December 1773

Reference no.: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - document number: GLC00191. Used with permission.