Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 24 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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D[ea]r Kitty                    						June 24

      Inclosed is a note of what sugars, fruit etc we have occasion for, so be sure take care they be of the very best, and Shipp them on board of one of the Hull vessells, Directed to me at Newby to be left with Mr Scott Crane Mastr of York

      The first time you see Mr <Roper> give my service to him and tell him he must not forget Milly’s Baby, When you see my Bro Bridges always give my service to him, Acqt me whether his Coz. Harry Bridges lives with him or not, and whether my Lady Blackett designs for Newcastle this Summer & What Month, fail not to give an Ansr of all this upon the Rect. of my Lettr with my humble service to yr Mastr & blessing to yrSelfe  I am yr most Aff. Father

Mr Chr. Blackett etc
‘Cousin’ Harry Bridges was the nephew of Shem Bridges, Edward Blackett’s brother-in-law, and eventually inherited his Imber Court property in Surrey when Shem died childless.

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