Letter 2969

William Plowden to Hans Sloane – October 12, 1723

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Date: October 12, 1723
Author: William Plowden
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4047
Folio: ff. 69-70

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The property deal between Mr Sheldon and Lord Cadogan fell through, as neither party was satisfied. It was Mr Pigott’s advice that prevented an agreement from being reached. There is nothing new regarding his son’s illness. See Plowden’s correspondence with Sloane for further details on the boy’s illness and the land deal: Sloane MS 4047, fols. 45-46, 57-58, and 65-66).

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