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9 July 1842 — Father Jean-Baptiste Petit-Jean to Father Jean-Claude Colin, Sydney

Translated by Fr Brian Quin SM, April 2009

Sydney 9 July 1842
No. 1
I am writing to you in triplicate this letter of advice enclosing a first copy of a letter of exchange signed by me, endorsed by Father Murphy,[1] payable by you to Mr Cooper in London or to the bearer within thirty days of sight, which you will please pay in the situation in which you have not paid the 2nd and 3rd.
Very respectfully, Father,
Your most humble and obedient servant
Jean-Baptiste Petit-Jean
The letter of exchange is of 8 July 1842
To Father Colin, Lyons


  1. Vicar General in Sydney, cf. Doc 176