Letter – Edward Blackett – 9 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 9

Dear Sr

      Am obliged to you for your kind Inquiry for my dear Daughter Blacket am sorry must give you so Mallancholly an acc[oun]t of her for we all think she cannot possibly live many houres you may Imagine w[ha]t a great concerne both my dear wife & selfe are in for her god Almighty prepare us all for our latter End for none of all knows how soon it may be 

      I am Sr Your assured friend to serve

Mr Dean of Ripon Dined with me last Wednesday and Eat as plentifull a meal as ever I see him in my life & died the Sunday after

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