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Letter from the mayor and corporation of the city of New York to Archibald Kennedy (copy), 4 November 1765

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Tuesday Evening Common
Councile Chamber the

4th. Nov. 1765.

Sir

Such is the Calamitous Scitutation of this City, that we
find ourselves obliged by a Deputation from our Board, to
entreat you to Consent to the Lieutenant Governor's proposal
of placing the Stamps in one of the ships under your Command

This Board will be Extremely Glad to
meet you at their Chamber in the morning at nine
of cocke, to Receive your Determination, on this Subject
and we hope in Tenderness to the safety of the --
Inhabitants, and the publicks Repose, you'l favour
us with your presence and assistance --
We are
Sir your most humble servt.
Archibald Kennedy Esq.

[Endorsement]

Draft of Letter to Capt. Kennedy

[Endorsement]

A true copy of the letter
wrote by the Mayor and
Corporation of the City of
New York to Captain
Kennedy taken from
the City minutes by Mr
G: Coartland Clerk of the
City 4th Novr. 1765