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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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      C-1456

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c1456/1171?r=0&s=1

http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_mikan_104684

[p. 1234]

26 May 1791. ___ Thursday.
Grays Inn Coffee House
Sr W Dolben __ went away to the House Commons
Sr H Mackworth
Mr Bainbridge
Mr Petrie ____

Mr Sparrow attended __ produced a Book

Mr Abbot requested Govr Parrs, Bills in 1784 & 1785, at par ___  Pay masters Bills 2 1/2 premium he had one of Desbarres returned (700) the Exchge he states to be at par __ That he [p. 1235] advised his Friends, not to take Govr Debarres' Bills, and was to advised by his Friends in London __

Mr John Simps in March & at Halifax Says Naval Offr, & Pay Masters' Bills at par in 1785 __ dont recollect he paid a Premium on any Bill __ Desbarres's Bills with a good [?] would not have borne a Premium.

Bills returned have 10 prCt damages & 6  prCt Interest, with Charges of protested pottage __ he declined to take Desbarres' Bills ___

Sparrow produced his Book and the original Bills of Parcells for the Cargo of the Swallow 692.10.4.by which it appeared he had charged only the Cash __ he is therefore intitled to his

Comn ____  32. 2   8
Ins _______   17.10. _
                       49. 12. 8  Cy

DesBarres Papers, Series 5, M23, F 1-5, Volume 6, Accounts, 1767-1794, May 26, 1791, ff. 1234-1235

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