Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 23 Sep 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mrs Gray        								Sept.  23

      I give you many thanks for Enquiring me out a Butler but I am not willing to give any such Extravagant Wages, so may Acqt. the man you spoke to, I wish you could by any means procure me a good sober Cook, I believe if you inquired of all the Mastr. Cooks in York perhaps they would part withall, which pray inform me yr Selfe of as soon as possibly you can, and give a line to       

      yr Assured friend to Serve you

Mrs Gray att her house in the Shambles

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