Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mashrother – 3 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mashrother
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr                             							June 3  1709

      Pray Acqt. the Boatman Jackson that the <Milby> boatman delivered the Coales and that there wanted two <metts> and a halfe of the quantity he should have delivered, so pray tell him not to pay him any thing for the freight unless he allow <..> for the Coales for he is a very knave, pray give the  Inclosed to Dr Johnson, & you’ll oblige yr Humble Servt.

Mr Geo. Maskrother

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