Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 30 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Sr 								Newby Jan 30th 1714/5

      Kitt I had a Lettr from mr Brummell from Burrowbridge as he was going past to London to make an End of his Concerns with aldrman Ramsay, as allso to pay to yr friend Mr <hautton> wt was indebted to him so I hope by this time he has Paid you wt he was indebted to me as also all cost and Charges 

      upon receipt of this Lettr desire my Brother Bridges gardener to give you some of the very Best mellon Seed which he knows to be right good and inclose them in a post Lettr Directed for the honourable John Aislabie Esqr a member of Parliamt at newbynigh Burrowbridge, never Send more than one lettr at a time to the Post So Directed, If I bound two young Lads that was brought up in my family to to gardeners that lived in London and now they are in very great places in noble mens familys as gardeners and they Promised to send to you Severall sorts of seeds for me so be sure you take great care in inclose them in a post Lettr but send onely one on a post day as Soon as our Election for the County is over I design for York and a month or two after I’m for the Bath and so let me know when you design to be in Yorkeshire my Blessing your self and little godson and Service to all relations I am 

      Yr most affe

Hereafter I shall frand [frank] all my Lettrs fail not to write me a lind upon the receipt of this Letter 

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