Letter – Edward Blackett to Leonard Bentham – 31 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Leonard Bentham
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Mr Bentham

      the other side is a Copy of my last which I doubt did not come to your hand because I heard nothing from you since pray answer it in every particular as allso acq[ain]t me how you judge the best runts about 5 6 or 7 year old may rule the next Stagshaw faire and whether one may light of such that are in pretty good Case for I have occasion to buy twenty or twenty five in case they be pretty reasonable pray give me a line by the very first post & youl much oblige

      Your Assured freind

pray order Mr Loraine to write me likewise for I wrote him a Letter the same time I wrote yours but never rec[eive]d any answer

To the revd Mr Bentham At St John Lees nigh Hexham
undated; between 31st May & 3rd June. 31st used here

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