Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 29 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 29 1710

Dear Kitte

The Inclosd is a letter which I had from Mr Alderman Lister who gave me the £30 Bill he is a very able rich man & so is his brother that he drew his bill upon so if the Inclosd be true your partner did very Ill in it if the bill was noted which I hope it was not I will pay the half Crown my self you may remember that I told you I did not much approve of the £10 Bill but as for the other I know it to be as good as any in England be shure you remember your partner to buy me a bag of the vesy best hops he can lay his hands on direct them for me to be left with Mr Scot Crane master in Yorke, assoon as I know the price of the hops shall send you a bill for them, & the parcel you sent me last Mr Jekel will send to your shop a small bundel of paper etc which I bought of him let them be sent with the hops w[he]n you ship them with my service to Mr Primate & your partner I am

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