Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mashrother – 11 Jun 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mashrother
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Sr.						11-June-1714

	I perceive by yors. of the 7th, that you have seen Mr. Moyser at Yorke, am very glad to hear, he is in good Health.   Oats here are Somewhat Settled in price, though not much, have discoursed Severall of my Neighbours, abt the Charge of bring Oats from Acaster by Water to Newby, & they are all of Opinion, that Considering the price of the Oats their & the Charge of bring thm. by Water to Newby will be much dearer, then buying Oats here deliver’d At Newby, I hope you have got my Wall Finished before this time, if not pray get it done as Soon as possibly you can, my Family designes to be at Yorke at the Horse races, Soe I cannot Spare my Stables, I goe on Tuesday next for Esholt, to be Godfather for my Neece Calverleys Child my Lady Blacket & Lady Hawksworth are God mothers wth. my Service to all my Honest Neighbours I am

	Yor. Assured Friend to Serve

pray make my Humble Service acceptable to Mr. Moyser when you See him

To Mr. Geo: Mashrother

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