Letter – Edward Blackett to John Field – 16 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Field
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                                 							Dec  16

      I Recd yr Lettr dated the 10th but this morning, You may see by the backside of it twas return’d from Caxton, if it had come sooner to hand I would have certainly Return’d you my thanks for the care of my Garden Seeds, I have not yet Rec’d them but I question not but  I shall in a little time.

      Nedd Gray had a parcelle of Port Wine upon his own Acct from Portugall, and I can buy of him rather cheaper than any Mercht In York sells, I know no wine can come from Hull but it will be in great danger of being tap’d  by the Way.  I am yr obliged humble Servt 

Mr Jno. Field  Mercht / Hull

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