Letter – Edward Blackett to John Field – 24 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Field
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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I p[er]ceive you have got a parcel of Choice Florence Red it is a nice sort of Wine & very apt to be prict what wine I use I have from from Newcastle and they never fail of sending me a h[ogs]h[ea]d or 2 of French wine every year or more if I have occasion and do likewise procure 2 or 3 hoghead for my friends yearly from the same place & not much dearer then your Florence wine pray acq[uain]t me by the next post w[ha]t you can have <….> last Deliverd aboard for Rotterdam & If reasonable can help you to a Commission

I am S[i]r

Your most humble servt

For Mr John Field Merch[an]t in Hull post p[ai]d

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