Letter 2842

A. Wilmot to Hans Sloane – June 13, 1722

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Date: June 13, 1722
Author: A. Wilmot
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4046
Folio: ff. 249-250

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Wilmot requests that Sloane speak to the Duke of Newcastle on behalf of the bearer, Mr Norton, who wants to be ‘one of the Kings Privat’ musicians. Wilmot is soliciting as many recommendations as possible to increase the man’s chances of preferment.

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