Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Gray – 18 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Nedd Gray                               					Dec  18

      This morning I rec’d yr present of Oysters for which I thank you, be sure Always when the <honest> Gentlemen of the Clubb meet at yr house give my humble service to them.  You tell me you have cutt the Roll of Brawn but you do not Acqt me whether it be good or not for I doubt it was not Roll’d as it ought to have been.  Yr Wine came very safe and I like it well.  With all my kind Remembrance to yrselfe and Wife        I am yr Assured friend to serve you 

Mr Edw Gray

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