Letter – Edward Blackett to Brian Stapleton – 27 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Mar 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Brian Stapleton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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							York 27 March

Mr. Stapleton

Sr – we are all much obliged to you for yr. kind invitation, I had certainly waited upon you wth my Son John on Wednesday next but have been very much out of order these two months past, I Cannot walk over the dineing Room without much trouble, I am advised by the Doctors to go to the bath, wch. I design god willing in May in case I am not better, all this family are yr. humb. servts. to yr. Self & Lady & pray believe me always 

      Sr. most affect. yours 

My Son John will not faile to attend you at the time appointed

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