Letter – Edward Blackett to Captain Millington – 9 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Captain Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      9 Sept

Honest Capt

I have not had a line but one letter from you but one Since you left Newby, wch I own’d the receipt off, by the next post, after Michalmass Design for York God willing for a month or 6 weeks & so for London, & will return by the bath & stay the Spring Season, I give you this timely notice that you may have Co: Sorrell in good ordr & your Self prepared to make Mr Dean a Visit at Bristol, & so return to the Bath , p’haps drinking the water & bathing will make an absolute cure of your lead, I hope both your Self & Mrs Millington keeps your healths well, also all at dunham, wth my most humbl Service to them & my blessing to my Dr Mitty I am

	Your Assured F[rien]d to Ser[ve] You

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