letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Loftus – 4 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 4 Oct 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Loftus
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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	4 Octobr 1713

Honest Mr Loftus

I have Sent you by my Servant the bearer Six pounds, so I desire you will buy me twenty Ewes at Laburne you know what sort of Ewes I would have, such as would bring up their lambs well, and after they are killd off, will feed that summer I refer pray let me know whether you could hire a man from beadle to bring thm from laburne, or shall send a Servant from hence, had much rather you could hire an honest fellow, wish you that you can can depend upon, for the carful driving of thm, I like the sheep you bought me very well with many thanks to you I am 

              Yr assured friend to Ser: you

You may go to the price of 10: 11: 12 shilling a ps as think convenient

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