Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mashrother – 31 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mashrother
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May 31 : 1709

      I perceive by yrs that Daniel Jackson <will> Send me to Burrowbridge about 2½  Chald. of Coales wch he need not to have done for am sure the boatmen will Steal one halfe Chald. of them before they deliver them.  I am now very well supplye’d with Coales on horseback, but Seeing at this time I have nothing to do with my Draughts the Sooner he can possibly come up with his boat the better and So to continue for a month, after that time we shall be mightily busy with our hay, Pray give him a Charge to bring none but Black Barnesley & Penshaw, for he is oblig’d by his Agreemt to furnish me with such

      I thought you were mistaken when you writ me that there was a good case to the Glass the 3 little <…> was brought to Newby some time after, it was very carefully sett up & I like it mightily well for which I thank you pray Deliver the Inclosed to Mr Adams,  Give a line by the post boy to yr Assured friend & servt.

Mr Geo: Mashrother

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