LeCointe Frères letter to Augustin DeNeuville, 1787 June 12

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LeCointe Frères letter to Augustin DeNeuville, 1787 June 12

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1 item (4 pages)

Description

A brief letter from the LeCointe brothers to Augustin Deneufville enclosing a letter from a Mr. Hellebois (not included) and offering their sale services. The brothers ask to do business with Augustin and include a list of tobacco prices for the York, James, Rappahannock, and South Potomac rivers for Augustin's consideration.

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French

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Monsieur Augustin De Neuville

Newcastle York River

en Virginie

Londres le 12. Juin 1787

Monsieur
Vous trouverez inclus une lettre que nous venons de
recevoir pour vous de Monsieur Hellebois de St. Omer &
qu'il nous a chargé de vous faire passer.

Nous profitons de cette occasion pour vous faire
l'offre de nos Services dans ce paÿs et serons charmes
de pouvoir vous en rendre d'utiles et agréables.

Nous avons l'honneur d'etre bien parfaitement
Monsieur
Vos très humbles servants
LeCointe freres.

Prix des Tabac
York River. . .1/7/~ a 1/9[illegible]
James River. . .1/7/~ a 1/8/~
Rappahanock . 1/7 a 1/7 3/4
South Potommack . 1/7 a 1/7 1/2

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Londres 12 Juin 1787
LeCointe Brothers

H 616
Monsieur Augustin DeNeuville
Marchand.
Newcastle York River
Virginia

[English translation]

[PAGE 1]

Mr. Augustin De Neuville

Newcastle York River

in Virginia

London June 12 1787

Sir
You will find enclosed a letter that we have just
received for you from Mr. Hellebois of St. Omer
that he charged us with delivering to you.

We profit from this occasion to make you
an offer of our services in this country and shall be delighted
to be able to make ourselves useful and agreeable to you.

We have the honor of being perfectly well
Your very humble servants
LeCointe Brothers.

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London 12 June 1787
LeCointe Brothers

H 616
Mr. Augustin DeNeuville
Merchant
Newcastle York River
Virginia

Original Format

Ink on paper, with remnant of wax seal.

Citation

LeCointe Frères, “LeCointe Frères letter to Augustin DeNeuville, 1787 June 12,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 28, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/559.

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