Letter – Edward Blackett to Philip Laumder – 21 Sep 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Sep 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Philip Laumder
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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	Am much obliged to you for your letter of the 19th & desires I perceive the price of Hops wth you are very High, I got a small Bagg from London lately, but not nigh the quantity that I shall have occasion for, Soe desire you’l doe me the favour, to buy me one Bagg containing 100 Weight or thereabouts of the very Choicest & Best your Country Affords, & order them to be left wth Mr Scott Crain Master in Yorke. Wt you are the disburse for them shall pay to your Father, Mr Norton, or any other in Yorke you please wth my Service to your Self Blessing to my God Daughter your Wife 

	I am Sr your Humble Servt

For Mr Phylip Laumder

At his house in Nottingham

Pray satisfy me by a Line, w[he]n this comes to your hand 

[struck out: ‘since I writ this Letter I hear your Country Hops will not keep over the Year but Looseth both their strength & Colour Soe I desire you’l only buy me 100 Weight.’]

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