Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 17 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 17

Mrs Gray

      Your sturgeon you sent me was the best that ever I tasted there was a great many Gent[lemen] & Ladies Dined with me yesterday and they were all of the same opinion that it was the freshest & the sweetest that Ever they Eat so upon receipt of this letter I desire you will buy me a Cag & I wish it may prove as good as that you sent me

      I have sent a rundlet by the honest boatman & Desires your husband to fill it with the same white wine he sent me last for it was very good but I cannot give the same Charrecter of the Red wine If your husband will come to Newby assoon as your Election is over and bring his note with him shall pay him what I am Indebted to him I am

      Your assured friend

pray send 1/4 <L> hartshorne by the bearer & 6 Alcemy spoones as allso 6 orenges

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