Letter – Edward Blackett to Aletheia Blackett – 15 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Aletheia Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Aletheia        							October 15

      For Fear my Lettr miscarried I send you a Copy of it,  I perceive Mr Rogers does not take it well that I should offer to hire a Servt. out of his Service, am very sorry for it, and wish I had not Endeavour’d it.

      The Inclosed take care be delivered to Mr Smith, he has promised to send me down a Spinnett, so Acqt. him that you’ll be a t London in the Spring, & you’ll Receive it there and if he’ll use me well for an Organ shall bespeak one of him but he must come to Newby in his Returne to London and take measure of the place where I design to sett it, if we can Agree about the price.  With my Blessing to you both   I am you 

      yr most Affect. Father

Mrs Aletheia Blackett

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