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My dearest Son. Tho I feel great reluctance by troubling [[addition]] you [[/addition]] at this moment with any Letter when Your Time must be taken up with matters of great Consequence to Yourself & the Nation at large, yet should I not fulfill my Duty as I ought to do to the Kings two Oldest & most trusty Servants Brawn & Bott, who have just received Orders from the Lord Chamberlain to quit their Lodging's at St James's. did I not represent to You that both of them in their Situation at present, in particular, are frequently necessitated to receive & pay money [[deletion]] whe [[/deletion]] in which case their Lodgings are the only safe places where they can execute their Orders.