Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 11 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July the 11

D[ea]r Kitty

I perceive you have paid Nedde £5 so lett me know whether youll have a Bill sent for it or Receive it here when you come down my self & friends will make you all the Intrest we can in these parts viz York Leeds Wakefield, Ripon, Dur[ham] Newcastle etc I design God willing to begin my Journey for Newcastle on fryday the 4th of Aug[us]t so give me a line by the very first post when you design to sett foreward & when youll be in these parts as also acq[ain]t me whether your Bro goes to sea or comes into the Country, & when, for I can hear nothing from him tho’ I have charg’d him in 20 Letters to write me constantly Every post, all here gives you their kind Remembrance with my Blessing to you I am your Most Affect[ionate] Father

Mr Chr[istopher] Blackett & Comp[any] att the White Hart on Bread Street Hill London

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