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Letter dated 25 May 1763, from Commissioners of the Navy. To Barrington. Soliciting 50,000 pounds sterling to pay off ships. Signed by C. Mason and R. Temple. (Temple was Commissioner of Revenue at New York in 1764.)

Navy Office 25th May 1763

My Lord

The Sum of Fifty thousand pounds
being wanted for carrying on the Payments
and [ ] of his Majesty's Ships under Orders to be
paid off We desire your Lordship will
please to solicit the Right Hon[ora]ble the Lords
Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury for
the said Sum and let us know when
it is received, that it may be applied
accordingly. We are
My Lord
Your Lordships
very humble Servants
C. Mason
R. Temple

Right Hon[ora]ble Lord Barrington Treasurer

25th May 1763
Commissioners of the Navy their
Letter to solicit for L50,000.

Published: Tue Dec 02 13:59:29 EST 2014