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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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C-1456

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SEE FOR CONTEXT:
A Sparrow letter from Halifax to DesBarres re Procurement of New England Lumber, Bricks and Lime  (December 10, 1784)


[A letter of 28th April 1785 sent to DesBarres, containing a warning re the artful designs of Samuel Sparrow]

... "Mr Sparrow has propagated a story in Town [of Halifax] of having contracted for a large Quantity of lumber to be furnished by the States at Spanish River (Sydney) for the building of the Town; This has alarmed our Merchants much Who are very desirous and disposed of Supplying you from this Province with what you may want, and I am of Opinion you'll ever give them a preference - Pictoo close in your Neighbourhood can furnish from 3 to 500000 Boards and could you would say something on this Subject in your next "

[Source: DesBarres Papers, Series 5, M23, F 1-5, Volume 6, Accounts, 1767-1794, April 28, 1785, p. 1146]                                                                     

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