Letter – Edward Blackett – 26 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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I am very much obliged to you for the favr of your Letter, & as for what my very Duty full Daughter has done, shall not concern my self neither now, nor hereafter with her, so as She would never take my advice, she will have time enough to repent her unfortunate match [struck out: ‘I have not Seen Mr Dean this three or four days’] Mr Dean was at my house about three or four days agoe but knowing my unwillingness to this affair never named it to me so I believe he will not suffer the bands to be published thus however the Civility of your Letter shall always be own’d by Sr

      Your Most obliged humble Servt
Undated but between 26 & 29. 26th used here. Probably concerns daughter Isabella, who married William Norton 23 October 1715 in Ripon Minster.

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