Letter – Edward Blackett to Aletheia Blackett – 12 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Aletheia Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      August 12 1710

D[ea]r Alithea

I rec[eive]d yours with your Apothicaries bil[l] Inclosed peoples of that profession here thinks it a very Extravegant one they think it very strang[e] that he shud offer to Charge 10s for bleeding of you twice being you are in his own house the Apothicaries here thinks them selves well paid if they go 100 mile to let Blood & have ½ a Crown given them however I have paid your brother kitte your bill which comes to £3 9s & 7d so paid have paid him £3 9s which is more by a ¼  part then the Apothicary ought to have had, tis now time for you to think of Comeing in to the Countrey you may easily Imagine it is a great Charge for me to Keep you at London, when you would not cost me any thing in case you were with me at Newby so consider this well & I doubt not but you will be of my minde with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affectionate father

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