Letter – Edward Blackett to John Thornton – 7 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Thornton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Your Servt you sent is a man of Judg[e]m[en]t for he <Chusd> out two of the best Cows in England If I had Designd to Continued my breed I assure you I would not have taken 50 Guineas for them, Ime glad the<y> Come into your hands you need not Question in case you take Care of them to have the best breed in [struck out: ‘England’] the nation I am Sr

      Your faithfull humble servt


For John Thornton Esqr att his house at Witton
Undated but between 4th and 11th May. 7th used here

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