Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 18 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 18

Mrs Gray

      Since you went from Newby I have had several Complaints against that Idle fellow that drove the hearse I hear that he & his partner got most of the paper Scutcheons that were upon the Hearse and sold them to severall people both at Burrowbridge & other places, pray bring them all down as low as possibly you can & then Inclose me a particular of Every thing I hope the Polsterer will not be unreasonable nor the painter that made the Scutcheons let Mr Hall that made the paper scutche[ons] only have Eighteen pence a peice for them for that is the usuall price with my service & thanks to you for your Company I am 

      Your assured friend to serve you

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