Letter – Edward Blackett to Aletheia Blackett – 5 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Aletheia Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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D[ea]r Aletheia          							June 5

      Am sorry to perceive by yours that you have been much out of order of late, but am glad you are Recover’d, I do not in the least question when my nephew comes to Age, but my son John will have the Disposing of all his Lead, for I have his word for it when he was last at Newby.

      Am glad to hear Lead rises in price And as soon as we have a Peace which I make not the least question but will be Shortly twill be still dearer, I have not yet gott my Coffee and other things from London which I mightily <Admire>, And have writ to the Druggist by this post that if I have not my Goods very shortly he shall have no more of my Custome, when the Coffee comes shall certainly send you part of it by the first opportunity, with my blessing to you both am yr most Affect. Father.    On Sunday last I had a letter from yr Bro. John he is very well

Mrs Aletheia Blacket at Mr Brumells

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