Letter – Christopher Blackett to John Blackett – 7 Jan 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1714
Correspondent: Christopher Blackett
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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								Newby Janry the 7 1713/4

Dr. Brother 

       Inclosed I send you two Bills drawn the 5th of January by Mr. Tho Bromell on Mr. Cha Horton, one of Eighty pounds at twenty eight days after date, the other of Seaventy pound at thirty days after date, wch. pray gett accepted, & when due to receive the money last Saturday Shipt at Hull Benjamin Ludington Master on board the Mathew a hhd of good Ale I hope the Ship is arived before this, my Father orders me to write to you that must besure to Send young Mrs. Savill three dozen Bottles to her from my Father if you do not will never Send you any more, wth my Service to your Self Sister I am

			Yr. Affect. Brother

				John Blackett
Recipient is un-named, but is similar in content to others sent to brother Christopher, living in London, so he is assumed here.

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