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I shall take it kindly if you will procure for me a seal for a watch, with the arms of the Taliaferro family on one side, and the initials R T on the other side, and the inclosed motto, neatly engraved.  Let not the expense be more than three or four guineas, which shall be paid upon receipt of the seal and sight of your
 
I shall take it kindly if you will procure for me a seal for a watch, with the arms of the Taliaferro family on one side, and the initials R T on the other side, and the inclosed motto, neatly engraved.  Let not the expense be more than three or four guineas, which shall be paid upon receipt of the seal and sight of your
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order. This freedom, Sir, is taken in confidence that you would be sensible of the same pleasure doing me a friendly office, as i should in doing one for you. I wish you every felicity. Adieu.
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order. This freedom, Sir, is taken in confidence, that you would be sensible of the same pleasure doing me a friendly office, as i should in doing one for you. I wish you every felicity. Adieu.
  
Williamsburg, 10 august 1785
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Williamsburgh, 10 august 1785.
 
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Revision as of 10:54, 5 February 2015

Letter text, 10 August 1785

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G.Wythe to mr Mazzei.

I shall take it kindly if you will procure for me a seal for a watch, with the arms of the Taliaferro family on one side, and the initials R T on the other side, and the inclosed motto, neatly engraved. Let not the expense be more than three or four guineas, which shall be paid upon receipt of the seal and sight of your

order

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order. This freedom, Sir, is taken in confidence, that you would be sensible of the same pleasure doing me a friendly office, as i should in doing one for you. I wish you every felicity. Adieu.

Williamsburgh, 10 august 1785.

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Mr. Wythe 10 Agosto } 1785.

risp.ta 8 Febb. } 1786.


colla direzione inclusa & fargli fare il sigillo.[1]

References

  1. Roughly, "With directions included, and let him do the seal."

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