Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Stephenson – 21 Jun 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jun 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Stephenson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Mr Stephenson

Sr – I must desire your particular care in conveying by some careful master, in whom you can depend upon, a Picture of very great value, wch is directed for my Son Chr[istopher] he will likewise return by the same master another picture of great value, wch you must desire him to take the same care off, the particular care in this, will ever oblige

      your assur’d F[rien]d & H[umble] Ser[vant]

I hope you have not forgot to write for the 2 canary birds you may Expect to receive the box in a very short time, so let me know when you have a Mastr that gose for London that you can depend upon, wch I look upon to be much safer than to be sent by the carrier

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