Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 14 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Dr. Kitty

Let me know by the first post when you Recd. the £29 & whether you was forc’d to arrest his baile or not, I have a quantity of lead at Newcastle tht. I have thoughts of Sending to London, so let me know the price at 2/m Credit, as also the price paying ready money wth. my blessing to yr. Self, Wife & god Son & Service to all Relations 

	Yr Affct. Father

Inquire of all Ships that comes from any place nigh Engld. whether they have heard any of the <D>enis or not & besure acqt. me
Although unsigned and originally addressed to ‘Dear brother’, the letter has been written by Edward Blackett.  Undated but in sequence between 14th and 20th May. 14th used here.

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