Letter – Edward Blackett to Christian Laidman – 10 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christian Laidman
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 10

Dear Neice

      I rec[eive]d your Letter am altogether a stranger to the Duke of Sommerset, & as for my nephew Blacket he is not a proper person at all for his Intrest went Intirely against the dukes son att the Election for Northumberland If you could make any Intrest with young Mr Rodgers he might Easly procure your husband that liveing with my humble service to you both I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] uncle


To Mrs Christ[ian] Laidman at Whalton nigh Morpeth Northumberland
She was a daughter of EB’s sister Christian Mitford

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