Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Seth – 2 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Seth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      The 2 december 1715

Mr Seth


I Recd your letter of yesterday, I hope my Goods wch I sent the other day by the Milby boat are all got safe, I desire you will send them by the first opportunity to hull, & desire your friend to ship them in the very first ship for london, he must take care to get a cocket or whatever is necessary out of the custom house, there are nothing in any of the boxes but wearing cloaths & linen, I think to begin my journey for London the first week in Christmass, so should be glad to see you here before that time, & pray bring your note wth you, that I may pay it, & give you thanks for all your trouble, pray desire your friend to loose no opportunity of shiping my goods the first ship & let me know the ship & mastrs name, the goods wch have sent are all wearing cloaths & linen, excepting two casks, the one is wth Tea Kettles & other small things,  the other <next> flower. I write you this because your friend perhaps at hull must know what is in them, that he may know how to Enter them at the custom house

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