Letter – Edward Blackett to Dr Pond – 28 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Dr Pond
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr                           							Augst. 28

      It will now shortly be time for buying of Hops and I had once an Extraordinary bagg sent me of honest Mr Marshall’s buying, I hope you are Acquainted with his friend that he bought them of, So I desire you’d do me the favour to buy me a bagg of the very Choice hopps that possibly can be had, and direct them for me at Newby in large lettrs. To be left with Mr Scott Cranemastr. Of Yorke, and they’ll come Safe to hand, Acqt me what you are indisburse for them and a Bill shall be immediately sent you from Sir,       

      yr Obliged humble Servt.

Yr Bro. Metcalfe is very well & stayd with me the other night and has promised to stay two or three days with me before he Returns to London

For Dr Pond at his house on London Bridge London

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