Letter – Edward Blackett to James Morton – 21 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Morton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir               									July 21

      I had the favr. of yrs of the 19.  there came this Spring great quantities of Florence wine to York both in <Chests> & h[og]heads, So I furnished my Selfe with a small quantity and for tis a sort of wine that I do not much approve of, I do not in the least question but we shall have a Peace in a very short time and if you trade to Bordeaux you shall be sure to have a Customer of Sir, yr very obliged Servt.

For  Mr James Morton  Merchant In Newcastle

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