Letter – Edward Blackett – 17 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Nov 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      17 9br 1715


The two Runlets of Wine wch your Servt Sent me last was but very Indifferent, & the worst that I ever had from you, especially the Red Wine, I have Sent two Runlets by the boat wch I desire you will ordr to be fill’d, the one Lisbon White, & the other Red port, pray taste the Wine yr Self before it be sent away by the boat, I am

		Sr Your Humbl Servt
runlet – a wine measure equal to 18 gallons. Hogshead is approx. 53 gallons of wine.

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