Letter – Diana Beaumont to John Erasmus Blackett – 21 Sep 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Sep 1794
Correspondent: Diana Beaumont
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: AE Beaumont letters
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								Thorpe  Sepr. 21st 1794

Dear Sir

      I beg to offer my best thanks for your & Mrs Collingwoods kind Congratulations on the birth of my Second Son who is as well as possible, Colonel Beaumont & myself shall with pleasure Accept the obliging offer you made of standing Godfather when Wentworth was born, either for him or at any future time, & will request you to do my little William the favour of answering for him, Col. B- will be your Proxy; - if you have thoughts of visiting Harrowgate this Season I hope we shall have the pleasure of seeing you at Bretton where we shall remain till we go to Town for the Winter; Mr Bosville & Colonel Beaumont unite with me in best Compliments & am Dear Sir

      Your affectionate Hble Sert

      Diana Beaumont

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