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301. Joseph Tinkham to Gideon White. Details of his business with Robt. Fox which he wants White to settle. Other business Asks White to send his newspapers on. Personal messages. Holograph.
302. Jas. Gautier to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. He is sending the 40 caps White requested and thinks he is "very provident in fullfilling the Scripture - a remnant shall be saved, for by all Accounts of the many Heads that deserve hanging few deserve saving. I hug myself not a little in having left such a Banditti you & a few more Excepted." Other business. Personal matters. Holograph.
303. Muster roll of disbanded commission officers and privates of the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment of Foot at Shelburne, with lots of land assigned to each. Declaration by Gideon White, Captain, that they have not received "the Donations Allowd. them by His Majesty".
304. Charles Whitworth to his sister, Mrs. Foxcroft. He will not be seeing her since his business fixes him in Shelburne, unless she should come to N.S. "You will have a fine opportunity of comeing with Capt. Gideon White my particular friend and acquaintance, who is comeing up with one of the Vessels belonging to the Whale fishing Company..." Personal and family matters. Holograph.
305. Account of Maj. John Morrison with Nathaniel Whitworth, 15 May - 24 Dec. 1783. Initialled.
306. Joseph Tinkham to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. He has directed Fox to render his accounts to White. Directions as to other business. Holograph.
307. Lt. B. Meighen to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. He arrived from Manchester recently and reports on conditions there. "I am sorry to acquaint you that we had a great many Disputes amongst our Gentry, Brownrigg & Cunningham against McDonald & ye Doctr. but, they are now on very good terms; the Men are making some noise about the Bricks; they will be satisfied if they go as part of the forge; ...His Excellency the Govr. has now given us £140 to purchase 40 M feet of Boards." He had better settle the matter of the passage he referred to with the governor, who is now at Shelburne. Personal messages. Holograph.
308. ''Preliminary Steps to be taken in order to quiet the minds and apprehensions of the settlers in the town and district of Shelburne.'' Set of 19 provisions for the settling of disputes over allocation of lands and distribution of provisions etc. Two supplemental strictures regarding 50 acre lots and town and water lots.
St. John R.
309. Zeph. Kingsley to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. He wishes the three packages of goods sent by Maltby & Sons of London sent on to Parrtown. If there should be no direct opportunity he is to send them to Annapolis Royal and thence by the packet or Capt. Dansell's sloop or schooner. Postscript enclosing bill of lading and announcing his intention of having Wm. Abbott negotiate his affairs in Halifax. Holograph.
310. Thos. Millidge to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. Friendly messages. "Will you be so good as to inform me by the first opportunity what kind of a place Shelburne is as to future prospects I am told most Horrid accounts of the place that many people have ruined themselves by building large & spacious Houses that the Land is most Intolerably bad and Totaly unfit for Cultivation at these Accounts I am Exceedingly distressed for many of the porr Suffering Loyalists who have Emigrated thither if this is True must be ruined why was not the place Sufficiently Explored before the people went this Surely was bad management Indeed if what I hear is true."" Holograph.