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Letter from George Nicol to Ann Flinders (2 of 2) (FLI06) Page 2

in this Busineƒs. I continue to look out for another
Channel, to effect what is so proper to be done
and I never lose sight of finding a means of
getting at my Countryman the first Lord, and still
flatter myself that some opportunity will
occur, to induce them to do that, which they should
have long ago done — that is to buy the whole
remainder of the Impreƒsion. ——
      I believe, at leaƒt I flatter myself so, that
you are satiƒfied of my Zeal in the Busineƒs —
and I cannot force the Sale of the work,
yet I cannot see you diƒtreƒsed, by the work
not being immediately productive — I therefore
beg you will draw upon me, for some
small Sum, £40 or £50, which shall be paid
punctually on the presentation of your Draft.
      I am happy to hear your Daughter continues
to keep in good Health to comfort you — That
she may long continue to do so, is the sincere
prayers, of My Dear Madam,

My niece Miƒs Wilson
begs to return her kind
Compliments —
your sincere & affectionate Friend
            George Nicol
        in his 86th year

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