Letter – Edward Blackett to John Gowland – 22 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Gowland
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mr Gowland   

      I was in hopes to have heard from you before this that you had spoken to Daniel Jackson, and orderd him to bring up his least boat load of Coales, for there is water enough for that boat, Pray speak to him as soon as possibly you can, and give me his Answer by a line by the post, & you’ll oblige yr assured friend to Serve you
Date not given but previous letter is of 22 May and on same subject. A later letter was addressed to John Gowland

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