Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 25 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 25

Dear Kitte

      I hope this will find you well returnd to your own habitation I hope your Gelding Carried you well however you must not too much trust to Yorkshire Jockeys give my service to your Partner & Desire him to buy me a bagg of the very best hoppes he can Lay his hands on at Sturbridge fare I wonder I have not acct from him of the shipping of the small Quantity of Goods I sent to him for I Expected they might have been with me ere this provided he had shipt them upon the receipt of my letter all here gives you their kind remembrances with my blessing to you 

      I am Your most affect[ionate] Father

Upon the receipt of this letter let me here from you if you know where my nephew Blacket is

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