Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 13 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May the 13

Mr Ward

      One of the seven Cowes I have last night Calv’d a bull Calfe, they tell me tis but a little one, but I do not question but twill make a fine bull being <under> one of the very best Cows I have, you’ll absolutely spoil it if you carry it home on horse back, so you may buy a Cow & a Calfe & send them hither, the Calfe may be sold, and this Calfe putt to the Cow, and as soon as she takes to it sent home, if you can think of any better way by the first post give a line to 

your assured friend

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