Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 31 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Will

      Our pastures are so Extrordionary good that the like plenty of grass has not been known in the memory of man beasts are here Extravegantly dear so I designe to send a servt to S[t]agshaw bank on the next Midsummer Eve to buy me twenty runts that are pretty good Case & about five 6 or 7 year old pray Let me know by the first post w[ha]t such sort was sold for last Stagshaw faire fail not to have a hundred pound ready ag[ains]t that time & shall a man to receive it a day before the faire 

      I am Sr Your Assured freind
undated; between 31st May & 3rd June. 31st used here

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