Letter – James Mulcaster to William Atkinson – 3 Jun 1747

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jun 1747
Correspondent: James Mulcaster
Recipient: William Atkinson
Archive Source: Univ Birmingham MS 692
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To Mr William Atkinson, Wig=Maker at Alondale=Town

Mr Atkinson

	Whether it is that you think me below keeping your word with, or that you don’t regard your most Solemn Promises to any, I pretend not to determine - - - But from your late very uncandid Dealing with me, tho’ in a very Triffling affair, I cannot help Suspecting either the one or the other – However once more, I disire to hear from you, which I make no doubt I Shall, Seeing you have always been liberal enough that Way – But as I begin to be asham’d of giving myself and other People any further Trouble about a thing of So little Importance, I must disire you to be ingenuous with me at last, and either let me have my Wig, or tell me plainly that you don’t intend me it.  the latter you have given me Reason to Suspect – By doing the former you will prevent having fixt upon you the very ill Opinion of

      Your Friend

		Jas Mulcaster

Acton 3d June 1747

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