Letter – Edward Blackett to William Robinson – 18 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Robinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mr Robinson                                					March the 18

      yr friend Mr Speight Recommended you to me for a very good Coach and Harness maker, he promised to write & Acqt. you of it by the last post, I have Occasion for a Sett of Harness, I would have them as Strong and as good as any at loose with as much brass upon, lett the Brass that you putt upon the Pads be <…ly> large, and E. B. Reversed, if you make them Extraordinary good and use me well as to the price you may Expect more of my Custom,  When they are done you may putt them in a hamper and Send them down by the Yorke Coach for 8 or 10s, Directed for Mr Speight,  give me a line as soon as this comes to yr hand directing for Sir Edwd. Blacket Bart. at Newby nigh Burr’bridge, Yorkshire.  I am yr Ass’d friend

Mr Robinson  Coach maker In Cow Lane nigh Smithfield London

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