Letter – Edward Blackett – 22 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      I cannot express the great obligations I lay under for your Civilitys to my Son, I hope I shall satisfy Mrs Savill both as to your prest settlemt jointure, & reversion, I have layd out a very great sum of money In Newby house & gardens, & think it is as fine a Seat aa any in the county, I design if he please me wch I do not question in the least but he will to give him all the furniture, plate, linen as also what jewels I gave his mother etc that belongs to the house wch cost a [struck out: ‘great’] good sum of money,

      I have given my Son a Copy of the rule of court that Mrs Savil may be satisfyd that our journey is absolutely necessary, I have no more to say but that I wish a happy conclusion of this affair, wth my most humbl Service to both the ladys I am

	Sr your mt obligd & mt humbl Servt

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