Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 5 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Kitt

	I am glad to perceive by yours that you gott safe to your own Family & found them all well, besure fail not to make it your sole Business, to finde me out, an Honest painfull good Gardiner & let me know his Age & his wages & wt Masters he has lived wth all for I want such a person Extremely, he must be one that is very carefull, & will take pains, that he may have Mellons & all other things very early, make it your Business & you’l oblige me much wth my Blessing to you both & service to all Relations,   I am

	Your Most Affectionate Father

By no means enquire after any Gardiner that has been Bred at the neat Houses, but after one that has serv’d in a Gentlemans Family

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