Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 23 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May 23

Mrs Gray

      Pray pay for the Two Iron potts & Receive money for the Brass pott, & what you shall be in disburse shall repay you, I perceive by your Letter that you have Extraordinary good White Wine so chuse me only a h[ogs]head of the very best, & fill it up and lett it be of the largest [gage], shall send you down two Rundletts, & lett them be filld with your very strongest & best Red Port without mixture With my service to your husband 

      I am Your Assured Friend to serve you

You may Expect the two Rundletts by Thorps boat, & send up the wine all together, for He’s an honest fellow, & I dare trust him

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