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Post War Settlement
1st Battalion DeLancey's Brigade

New York Apl. 18th 1783


The Officers & Soldiers of DeLancey's 1st Batt. request you will be pleased to undertake to locate for them a Tract of Land in Nova Scotia agreeable to the annexed Return.

In full confidence Sir of yr. friendship they trust to yr. Care Attention & good judgement to procure their Grant of Land in the most eligable & advantagious situation- placing Strict regard to the fertility; and in their behalf I thank you for that Friendly Service on wh. their future happiness so much depends.

I am Sr.
Yr. obedt. Humle. Servt.

Edwd. WINSLOW Esqr.

University of New Brunswick, Edward Winslow Papers, Reel 152, 2-76.

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