St Thomas's Hospital:
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8th February 1717 - 24th November 1743

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Image 60 of 16619th February 1731

Sherborn Lane 9 March 1751

Your Petition you Sent was laid before the Grand Committee
and is under their consideration, when they come to a
resolution upon it you shall be Acquainted therewith;
in the mean time I can only say from my self, that I
never observed the Governors of this Hospital aim at
puting any hardships upon their Tenants, they are
most careful in their Trust and must take care that the
Hospital estates be let in a just and fair manner but
they have no inducement to oppress, they not being to
receive for themselves the least benefit by any bargains
and I dare say they will [..] act in Your Case according
to their best information and Judgment and the nearer
you endeavour to reduce the Arrear the more ready
they will be to ease you as far as is reasonable I hope
therefore you will forthwith let them See some good
effect of such endeavours.

I will enquire after the 150 you mention I am
apt to think your Lease was never made, if it was I
hope to find it, if it was not, it must be

I am Sr
Yrs Etc Tho Matthew< no role >

Mr Tho. Holder< no role >
at Comberton

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