Letter – Benjamin Johnson – 15 Dec 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1824
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Archive Source: Brotherton BHDVC CD 78a
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I did not receive your note until today at home consequently some time after I had sent the cart to bring away the Piano Forte. I feel sorry I was not sooner made acquainted that the instrument was in use as I should have had great pleasure in accommodating Mrs <....> with the loan of it or indeed any friend of Mr Lees for a short period. The instrument was Mrs Beaumonts but a short time ago I applied to purchase it when she very politely made me a present of it. Had Mrs <…> when I first sent for it stated the matter as it really stood without prevarication all this would have been avoided for I was a total stranger to yourself and Mrs <....>
No date given but it appears in sequence between December dates. Mid-December assumed here

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