Letter – Edward Blackett to Whitaker – 10 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Whitaker
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr                   								June 10

      I Recd the favr of yr Lettr and I perceive you have given yr Selfe the trouble to find out Sevrall horses, for which I thank you.   I am persuaded by my friend not to buy a single horse being I can make a good shift till the Spring, and then to buy a pair, which shall then give you the trouble to do for me  I would Crave <black> 14 hands Good, with a Good Starr or blazes, and by all means Smooth leggd, for I do not at all approve of rough leggd horses,  All services from hence attends you, and pray believe me S[i]r  yr obliged humb. Servt.

The Revd Mr Whitaker att Emanuel College in Cambridge

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