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April 12.
1769

Gentlemen

The honorable Benjamin Tasker of the Province of
Maryland deceased, had devised to Mrs. A, Ogle
Mr, Christopher Lowndes & myself 1000£ sterling
Capital Bank, Stock in trust, for Master
Benjamin Benson now an Infant, which Legacy
is to be paid to him if he shall attain to the
age of 21 years, and in the mean time the
Interest arising to be paid for his Education
at some publick School in Great Britain.
Mrs. Taske the widow & Executrix of the Testator
in consequence of the Will, has executed a
Power of Attorney commissioning you to
transfer that Interest (1000£, C, B, S) to
Mrs Ogle & myself only, as Mr Lowndes
refuses to perform a part of that Trust
all, who are interested in the Business
mentioned above hope you Gentlemen
will take a part therein; therefor I do
inclose herein a Power of Attorney, and a
copy of Mr Lowndes's Renunciation and
desire to be informed accordingly. I am.

Gents yours &cca
Robert Carter

To Messrs,
Capel & Osgood Hanbury
& William Anderson, merchants,
in London

Note

Copies of the
The Power of Attorney & Renunciation
mentioned above are as follow

To all to whom these Presents shall come
Greeting

Whereas the honorable Benjamin Tasker Esquire late
of the City of Annapolis in the Province of
Maryland deceased did by his last Will
& Testament in writing bearing date on
or about the 15th day of february in the year
of our Lord 1766 constitute and appoint
his Wife Anne Tasker whole & sole Executrix
of