Letter – Edward Blackett to William Draper – 2 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Draper
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 2


I had lately a small present of some four bottles of wine sent me from my son who is a merch[an]t in Rotterdam the master in his Voyage to Newcastle toucht at Whitby & two of Officers of the [struck out: ‘Excise’] Custome hous[e] Mr How & Mr Burnet came on board & seizd the wine I wrote a letter to them both so I hope they will returne it however I desire you will do me the favour to write a line to one of them & order them to restore it with my most humble to your self Lady & the Worthy Major I am

Sr Yours most affectionately

For Wm Draper Esq

These [presents]

[struck out: ‘Marton’] York

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