letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Loftus – 28 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 28 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Loftus
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Honest Mr Loftus

have sent you the bearer my servt £20 I desire you will buy me twenty little Ewes that you judge will bring up their lambs well & after we have killed off the lambs will feed that Summer the remainder of the money I desire you will lay out in two years old little weathers for wintering , there used to be little pritty hardy sheep about Laburne & no doubt but there will be severall of thm at yr fare, I shall send Robt by times in the morning to drive thm home wth my service to yr self & both to mr Wittons I am 

	yr assured Friend to serve You

If you find a pennith may lay out £3 or 4 5 five pd more,  shall pay at meeting

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