Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 10 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 10

Dear Kitte

I perceive by yours on the 7th that you have bought me a bag of super fine hopps and so they had need be for it is a much higher price then ever I know hopps sold for in all my time I know this is a very scarce year for Hops Every where you did mighty well in shipping the wine & apples & I wish you had sent to Mr Jekell for a hamper of payper & some other small things which I bought of him when he was at Newby & shipd them with the other goods be sure you order Mr Jekell to send them to your shop & give some of the masters of Hull a great Charge of them tis paper & you know if it get any wet it will be all spoild so Mr Jekel must take care that it be pact up so carefully that a little raine will do it no harme shall send you bill for w[ha]t am Indebted to you in a little time with my blessing to you I am

      Your most affect[ionate] father

be sure you give my service to Mr Primate when you see him as allso to your partner

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