Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Stephenson – 17 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Stephenson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mr Stephenson                     						Augst. 17

      The 60 Deals you sent me was not According to my ordr for I writ that 40 should be 12 foot & 20 ten foot, and now when we make use of them we find that Severall of them are but 9 foot and very few and none of them 12 foot, so I doubt not but you’ll consider it in the price, I shall not have occasion to <Send a Servt> to Yorke this long time, and having so good an opportunity here desired Dr Johnson to receive of me £3 which I think is the full worth of yr Deals seeing they are but very short Deals and besides severall of them has been lately slitt and not much [3 words lost at foot of image] think you charge me and if you will have more than I have sent by Dr Johnson I have desired him to please you and take yr Rect for it.     

      I am yr Assured friend

            Let me know the least. Price of  <pr>

For Mr Henry Stephenson

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