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Dear Sir

The Customs House officers at Portsmouth have refusd to deliver the Birds unless the duty is Paid & the Cost & men employd to bring them away are now staying there on Demurage.  I will come over to you if you Please that we may concert measures on this Emergency.

Very Faithfuly yours
Jos: Banks

Office for Trade
​Novr. 26

Warrant dated 20th. Novr. 1801 


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