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or Boston to my account, Two thirds of them to be ten penny & the other third four penny Nails Your Humble Servant Benjamin Hall If you can conveniently ship an Iron Kettle of about One Hundred or One Hundred & Twenty Gallons suitable for melting Tallow, & the residue in nails it would be very agreeable— Yours B Hall We are led to query whether the ten hogsheads of patent spirits, which according to the letter was Rum, that bears a high reputation in this Country, was the first exported to England. As every thing depends on the first start, Mr. Hall doubtless did his best to make a favorable impression on Johnny Bull and extend the trade. The elder Hall's letter was short and to the point. The neat proceeds are today n of some of our old houses. We may query as to which they are, and what became of the big kettle, if it came over sea. Mr. Hall bought many cattle from the New Hampshire traders. In his slaughtering business just such a kettle was needed. Perhaps