Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 12 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Aug 12 1710


      I Rec[eive]d yours on the 8th & 9th as for haveing wine in bottles from newcastle it will be a great Charge & in case I should have a h[ogs]h[ea]d of Florence drawn off it is ten to one but it will be prict for it is a nice wine to be dealt with

      I thank you for the acct you give me of my tryal as allso the trouble you gave your self in getting me the bill exchange & <char> from Mr Fenwick The former bill might be a good bill but not a merch[an]t in yorke would take it

      I wrote my Daughters that I would not pay for any coals for them I pay them £25 a Quarter w[hi]ch you know is £100 a year & if that will not maintain them they must come into the Country againe

      I am Your assured friend and servt

To Mr Tho Brummel 

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