Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Ovington – 9 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Ovington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mr Ovington              							March 9 1709/10

      The Bear’r my Servt. is a very sober fellow and One that I have a kindness for so I would willingly have him to learn to brew and make mault, if you have a spare Room in yr house I would table him with you for two Months if not, I desire you’ll get him Tabled in Town by you, and I’ll thankfully pay what they please for his Table washing and lodging, and I doubt not but you’ll be so kind as to teach him what Art you have both as to Brewing & Maulting and you’ll very much oblige      yr assured friend to Serve you 

For Mr Ovington at his house At Bilton

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