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1785  3 Jan
Shelburne

    341. Charles Whitworth to Messrs. Champion & Dickason, in receipt of letters and goods. Directions re goods. He has ordered £300 to be remitted to them in each, since it is impossible to secure bills of exchange in Halifax. "The Gunpowder shipt to me is horrid Bad it will scarcely take fire, every body that has had of it complains very much, there was likewise fifty doz. of wood Knives shipt for Clasp Knives I have offerd them as Presents to the I[n]deans and they have absolutely Laught at them, in short they are not deserving the Name of a Knife." Encloses memorandum of goods. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 341

1785  3 Jan
Boston

    342. Thomas Sheaffe to Chas. Whitworth, relative to business which he thinks may be of mutual benefit.  Sheaffe and partner are now in the shipchandlery line but mean to leave it and go into the W. India and Commission line. Annexes list of articles from which Whitworth may wish to choose to have them send him a package. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 342

1785  3 Jan
Shelburne

    343. Chas. Whitworth to George Parker. The cargo of the Nancy has not found the ready sale he anticipated. Butter has done very well at from 9d. To 1 / per pound, brick very well, hardware and dry goods very slow because of the large quantities on sale. Due to the dryness of the season there was no water for the lumber mills and the Nancy has been detained at Penobscot waiting for her load of lumber. Bad conduct of Mr. Jones of Frenchman's Bay re lumber. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 343

1785  4 Jan
London

    344. Paul Maylor to Gideon White, relative to his half pay, and enclosing copy of letter of 2 Dec. 1784. 
Overleaf: copy of letter of 2 Dec. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 344

1785  24 Jan
Halifax

    345. Capt. Brownrigg to Gideon White, in receipt of letter. Social news of Halifax. "I have not begun to balloon his Excy yet, waiting for the Grant, which expect in a day or two." He will pay the shoemaker for White's boots. Holograph.

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1785  28 Jan
London

    346. Account of Patrick McDonnough with Robt. Rashleigh & C. between 6 Sept. 1782 and 28 Jan. 1785.  Signed.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 346

1785  4 Feb
London

    347. Paul Maylor to Gideon White, in receipt of letters. The termination of White's business with Sargent and other matters. In duplicate.
Overleaf: Account of White with Maylor to 2 Feb. Holograph.

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1785  10 Feb
London

    348. Col. Powell to Gideon White, in receipt of letter relative to the subsistence allowance White thought was due to him. Powell explains his own position in the matter and promises to do his best to further White's claims. Dupt.
Overleaf: pencilled note by Gideon White, dated 8 Feb. 1827, relative to his services. Holograph.

White Family Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 949 No. 348

1785  15 Feb
Boston

    349. Nathaniel Whitworth to his brother Charles. Family matters. "I heard a few days since from your friend Messr. Debloiss, giving me account of the Arrival of your Beaver Traps, which I hope ere this are at hand with you; was I must confess not a little alarmd at finding they had not remitted the money in their hand for God's sake my dear Charles order it immediately consider the Amount of your Invoice has now been on Interest since Dec. with them you are receiving none; there circumstances I am sure will induce you to lose no time." Holograph.

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1785  16 Feb
London

    350. Robt. Rashleigh & Co. to Patrick Macdonough, relative to his business.  Signed.

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