Letter – Edward Blackett to Jack Scott – 26 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jack Scott
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Mr Scot 

      My Father desires you will send all the chesses dby the Ripon carrier , & not leave any at York I wish you could get 2 of <Eliza> Abbots thickest cheeses and send thm likewise by the carrier, I ordered to keep a [sic] I ordered her to keep a great quantity of her thickest chesses against I came to York, wch I hope she well remember to do all our thanks to you for yr good company I am 

      yr huml Servt 
undated but in sequence between others dated 25th and 30th Jan. 26th used here. Evidently written on EB’s behalf by an unknown son or daughter then at Newby

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