Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 24 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Nov 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      24 November 1715

Dr Kitty

      I was very glad to perceive by a letter wch I Recd this post from Mr Willson that you are perfectly recovered & in good health wch pray God continue to you, am much concern’d to hear that my poor brother Bridges is so dangerously Ill, I was in hopes to have see him this winter, but if he was so ill as Mr Wilson writ me am afraid he will not over it,

      I should have sent Mr Kingsley a bill for one hundred pound, but bills being Scarce could onely get one for £80, so am indebted to him £20, so do you pay it him in full for the £100 left in my hand, wch Mr Beaumondt, Inclosed I send you a bill £100 wch will be punctually paid, when due, wth my blessings to you & yours. I am

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