Letter to Robert Clive from Issac Sage


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1.1. Fort William the, 14th April, 1767

To the Right Honble Lord Clive
President & Governor &c. Council, of Fort William
My Lord & Gentlemen

I take the liberty to trouble you with a Bill upon Mr. William Bolts for Grain sold him out of the Garrison of Chunar, to the amount of Banares Sicca Rupees Eight Thousand, one Hundred sixty seven, four annaes nine pice, on account of the Honble Company; and to request you will demand payment of the same, he having refused to discharge it upon my application unless he is permitted to make a deduction of One hundred Rupees for transporting some Chests of Treasure to Patna, the property of the Company, but which I do not think proper to allow of, as he had no Kind of Business to concern himself therewith.

I am with the greatest respect My Lord & Gentlemen Your most Obedt hum: servt
Isaac Sage.
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customer, debt, grain, injustice, money, treasure

Source text

Title: Letter to Robert Clive from Issac Sage

Author: Isaac Sage

Original date(s) covered: 14th April, 1767

Provenance/location: This text was transcribed from manuscripts at the National Archives of India. Original date(s) covered: 14th April, 1767 National Archive of India

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Original author(s): Isaac Sage

Language: English

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