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22 July 1842 – Father Jean-Baptiste Épalle to Father Jean-Claude Colin, Valparaiso

Translated by Fr Brian Quin SM, January 2015

A bill of exchange, sent by Jean-Baptiste Épalle to Jean-Claude Colin (1) One of three bills of exchange written the same day by Jean-Baptiste Épalle

Father Claude Colin, Lyons

22 July 1842

Father Claude Colin
I have the honour to advise you that I have drawn on your account through 1st , 2nd and 3rd, at the order of Mr Antoine Dominique Bordes, the sum of ten thousand francs for use, [he is a man] well-known to me, and whom you will kindly welcome favourably without other advice.
Your devoted servant
Épalle (pro-vicar)
I will soon arrive in France.

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