Letter – Edward Blackett to Captain Millington – 21 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Captain Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Captain

      My poor Daughter Blacket is somewhat better than she was tho so weak that she cannot stand by hir self and most people thinks she cannot possibly live long she has a great Desire to see your wife so my wife Desires you will let hir come to Newby & shall send horses for hir on Munday the 2d of January so they will be with you the day after it is a very dead time of the year so that you can neither build nor bowle and should take it as a favour if you would accompany hir with all kind remembrances from hence to yourself & Mrs Millington I am

Your assured friend to serve you
undated but between others of the 21st Dec

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