Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 30 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October the 30th 1710

      James when you wear last at Newby I for gott to Acquent you that my son John had sent me from Roterdam, by Mr John Hall of newcastle twelve bottels of Rasberre Brandey, he promisd him to gett them safe one shore, and would send them by Rippon Carrier, he is A young marchant [juct] out of his time soe Inquire of him whether they be sent to Rippon If not see it doon, and give me a line of it

      Assoon as you Com to town goe to Mr Fenwick with my servis, and desire him to Call a Court that Curtus may be bound, assoon as it is over hasten him home with all speed I hope that you will not Forgett, A Cagg of large yellow Cowcumbers and another of New Sturgon as allsoe a good large dryd sallmond if aney of them are to be had, know what a turn in Newcastle <...ck> the poule for Northumberland, and Acquent me the Number that each of them had by a line to 

      your Assured friend

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