Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 8 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 8

Dear Kitte

I perceive by yours that the bill I sent you is Accepted but you write me Excepted which is nonsense you must be carefull to write better English for if any one had brought you a bill And you had written Excepted it would have been a great reflection upon you I have given you Cr[edit] for the money you paid Mr Jekyl he sent me much more paper then I bespoke I wish the hopps & the other things you sent me come safe for I can hear nothing of the arivall of the 2 ships as yet we have had some boistrous weather of late which makes me fear the worst

Inclosd is a bill for £25 which you may receive & pay to your sister Maria I have no news to write you only your Cosen Eden at Newcastle died last Saturday so you will loose a good Customer of him alwayes when I send you any bills be sure you own the receipt of them by the next post with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

To Mr Christ. Blacket
The letter is dated 8th October, but it must have been November

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