Letter – Jonathan Hilton to Thomas Ramshay – 28 Dec 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Dec 1776
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: Thomas Ramshay
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr Ramshay				Alston 28 Decr 1776

Dear Sir,

Inclosed you have a proposal for Coopersdykehead Middle Vein which I beg you will sign & return by the Bearer. You’ll observe it is Dated 13th June last the reason is that I applied to the Agents of Greenwich Hospital on that Day, but desired leave to let it rest without a Proposal till I saw Mr Gilbert which they agreed to, and I have not had a proper opportunity of sending to you since I was with Mr Gilbert before this.

We all Join in Wishing you all yours many happy returns of the Season.

      & I am 

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