Letters from P.E.I. - John Sutton, Ch'tn to John Young, Esq., Secretary of the Farming Society, Halifax, Feb 3, 1823


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John Sutton, Ch'tn to John Young, Esq., Secretary of the Farming Society, Halifax, Feb 3, 1823

Charlotte Town Jany 31 1823

Mr. John Yong:

Sir, I take the liberty of writing a few lines to you on account of a friend who has resided in Charlotte Town this three years. A black smith to trade who has a general knowledge of all its ingenuity and he intends to quit the island in the spring to go into the main' who would be much obliged by your being so kind and so kandid - as to give him a general statement of the prices of black smith work, and if you think there should be any encouragement to come to Halifax.

And in doing so, you will [Ink Blot]
Your ???
John Sutton

Sir, will you please to Direct to me in Charlotte Town as I do this in behalf of my friend.

I am Sir, yours truly,
D. Ramsay

And he {has} a general knowledge of all farming ??? besides all kinds of mill work and ingenuity in all its branches.


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