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Chatham Dec.r 8 1773
Hon.d Sir
Mr Gray says he is does not intend to go to Town this winter. therefore
I was content with The reasons you gave for my not not sending for me to see Charles act
his part as it was a small short one & but if it had been a principal one
I should not have a Couple of days ill by any means ill spent to have come
up on purpose. At the time I am Dont set imagine I deal
with Old Nick if I take you me to tell you that you are now talking as freely
with an impudent livery servant as if he was your son, and not only you
but my mother who I dare to say now is more ready to attend upon
him than ever A servant was for a servant was to attend upon
his master. Do not be concerned when I tell you I have not received
any more lessons from the Painter, the reason is he is now constantly
employ'd in painting the Model of the Yard to be given to his Majesty which
takes up his whole time. an I believe he has half a guinea a day for it.
I have reminded him of his engagement to me and he has promised to
fulfill it as soon as he possibly can. therefore I can do no more.
besides you need fear that I shall neglect that which to me is

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