Letter – Edward Blackett to George Masrother – 4 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Nov 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Masrother
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      4 9br 1715

Mr Masrother

Sr – I desire you will do me the fav[ou]r to Inquire me out a small quantity of Hay, & acqt me what they will deliver it me for a load, the hay that comes by water or grows nigh the water is not for my purpose, for most of the low grounds was flooded, I bought a little stack of hay some time ago without <bondenbar>, & usually there are several stacks to be sold their, had rather buy by the load, than a whole stack together however I desire you will let me know when you have heard of a stack, what fathom it is & what they demand for it, & you will oblige Your assured f[rien]d to Serve You

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