Letter – Edward Blackett to Philipp Leece – 10 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Philipp Leece
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 10

Mr Leece

      I rec[eive]d yours on the 27 for which I thank you for as for w[ha]t you write me about Jacob peart it is a very Idle report for I never heard a word of it Either from him or any other person till this day Mr Loraine told me that an Apothecary in your town one Mr Ellet told him that I had sent a Letter for you & offerd you my business at fallowfeild & that you refused it so you may Judge they are nothing but lies & stories so you must take no notice of them I am

      Your assured freind

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