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Certificate of Abraham Ogier, 1768 Mar. 25.

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On the Twenty fifth Day of March Anno Dni 1768 at the Request of Robert Cary Esqr & Comp'y Merchants in London I Abraham Ogier, Notary Publick dwelling in London duly admitted and sworn Exhibited the Original Bill of Exchange whereof the aforegoing is a Copy to Mr. Samuel Athaws on whom and Mr. Edward Athaws the same is drawn and demanding Payment of its Contents he answered that they would not Pay the said Bill for reasons wrote to the Drawer thereof Whereupon I the said Notary at the Request aforesaid have protested against the Drawer of the said Bill and all others concerned for Exchange Reexchange and all Costs Damages and Interest suffered and to be suffered for want of Payment of the said Bill of Exchange

Thus Done and protested in London aforesaid in the presence of William Cornassleau and David Meek Witnesses

In praemissorum fidem Abras. Ogier Not. Pubs 1768