Letter – Edward Blackett to William Garforth – 17 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Garforth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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I rec[eive]d yours & had got a little before a h[ogshea]d of Claret from Yorke the h[ogshea]d of White w[ine] which I Desird the postmaster of Burrowbridge to buy for me cost me £15 but was not worth £5 all people that tasted it said it was 2 parts in 3 syder & indeed had the very same taste shall have occasion for a h[ogs]h[ea]d of white in a little time & shall desire Mr Gowland to taste yours & I hope you will make me a good Mends for that h[ogs]h[ea]d I had of you

      Your very humble servt

For Mr Garforth Merch[an]t in Yorke
undated but in sequence between others of 15th and 17th Nov. 17th used here. There was a William Garforth, merchant in York in 1710

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