Letter – John Blackett to Whitefield – 11 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Whitefield
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Whitefield                                                Ditto

Sr	Mr Kelley writ me to Send you 6lb of Tea & 6 dosin flasks of Spar Water  The Tea is Sent by the following Masters 2 pound by Abram Bosfield 2 pound by John Binks & 2 pound by Young Ubanks they have all promised to deliver them Safe, it is of the Same Sort as my Sisters but I think Something better I could not get 6 dozin of flasks of Spar Water unless I gave 7 Stl a flask & being I was to Send 6 dozin to Mr Tho Salkeld chose rather to Send a basket wch you have much cheaper it is Ship on board Abram Bosfield who Sailes this day & the other two yesterday I have Sent by John Binks 12 flasks of a Good Claret wch I desire you will be So kind as to drink wth the Gentlemen here under written, after you have drunk it let me know how it proved

6lb at 10  f60

6 Canse at f3

½ basket 22 Spar Water

Custom  5-10 / 86:10

Sr Wm Blackett

Mr Davison

Mr Featherstone & Reay

Mr Shaftoe

Mr Ridley

Mr Kelley

Mr N Clayton

Mr R Hall

Mr Bewick if in towne
No date given so assumed same date as previous letter.

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