Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 31 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 31 1710


      The Postmaster of Borrowbridge had a pack of wine in bottles from Mr Barnado [possibly Bernadeau, Newcastle merchant] , & it is not much approv’d of I would Either have a Choice h[ogs]h[ea]d or none if you can light of a rare kind of wine in town pray buy me one tho I would not have it brought hither til Sept & then the weather will be much cooler

      I p[er]ceive it is a little trouble to Mr Governour to call a Court on purpose for Curtis any time betwixt this & michelmas is the same & that time that he served before he be bound will be given him <In>. I have had has for some time past a sever[e] fit of the Gravel & it yet continues with me I hope in a little time will get quit of it I am Sr

      Your assured friend & servt

To Mr Brummel

If Mr Barrow know of a h[ogs]h[ea]d better then ordionary I know he will let me have it formerly bought my wine of him 

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