Letter – Edward Blackett to Aletheia Blackett – 6 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Aletheia Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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D[ea]r Aletheia         							8ber 6

      I Recd. yr Lettr and was in hopes to have heard that Mr Worterley had lately employed Mr Brummell in all the Colliery Concerns as formerly.  Acqt me whether he employs Mr Ord, and if he have taken Mr Brumells Colliery or that he designs to Work it himself.

      Upon Rect of this Lettr Send for Thos Armstrong and deliver him the Inclosed and ordr him to make what haste he can to Newby, if he cannot Read himselfe you may Read the Letter to him,  With my Service to Mr & Mrs Brummell <…>  my Blessing to you both,   I am 

      yr Most Affect. Father.             

Ms Aletheia Blacket

Fail not to write me a line per Saturday nights post

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