Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Lodge – 4 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lodge
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May 4 1710


Am much obligd to you for the trouble you are pleasd to give yrselfe upon my Acct. my servt shall not fail to be at the Starr in Stonegate by Eight a Clock on Fryday morning and will go with them to Dr Ward where they may Receive £1500. I doubt not but the Bills will serve his Turn as well as if they were drawn at a shorter Date. Pray let them be made payable to me or my Ordr I have sent you a barrel of pickled oysters which I doubt not but will prove very well & pray let Mr Thornton be at the Eating of them to whom my most humble service. I am yr obligd servt

Revd Mr Lodge in Leeds

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