Letter – Edward Blackett – 7 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      These are to Certify whom it may Concern that Luke Sudell has servd me as Cook a year and a halfe very honestly and I believe understands his business very well Given under my hand at Newby the 7th day of October 1709

      These are to Certify whome it may Concern that Will[ia]m Baxter servd me 12 months as Coachman and that I turn’d him out of my service for no Dishonesty but for being Drunk Given under my hand at Newby this 20 day of October 

      The young Ladys comenc’d
Out of date order – written on the endpaper of the letterbook ending 4th June 1711

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