Letter – Edward Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 25 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Coz. Lamb                    						Aug 25

      I design God Willing to be in Darlington on Tuesday night next, so pray order Mrs Hall to get two necks of mutton bought and strong barley broth, and a <heart> of good veal if any to be had if not a shouldr of the best Mutton roasted for I shall not eat either pidgeons or chicken and pray lett me have yr Company  & you’ll oblige  yr assrd friend & Kinsman

For Mr Lamb att his home In Darlington
Lamb was steward of Darlington Borough Court in 1710: Longstaffe, Darlington, (1854), p.265

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