Letter – Edward Blackett to Joseph Green – 12 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Joseph Green
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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December 12 1710


I rec[eive]d the picture very safe to Newby as allsoe your letter this morneing I can assure you it is no orrignall but only a Copy & not done by Sir Peter lille [?Lely] my wife [struck out: ‘saw the money paid for the Drawing of it and it cost’] knows very Certainly that it cost no more then five pounds so when you come to Newby my wife will satisfie you further 

      I am Sr Your very humble serv

For Mr Jos Green Merser in Wakefield

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