letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 8 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 8 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Dear Kitt           						8 Sept[ember]

      tis now full time to Inquire how y[ou]r Wife does, I hope by this, She is nigh her time, & I heartily wish her a Safe delivery

      Give my Service <Savill> & tell her I wonder I hear nothing of my handkerchiefs, if she has not already bought them desire her to buy them assoon as possible

      <The casy> I had a letter the last post from mr V[an] Meel who writes me he has Recd a bill from you for £40 Sterling, I very much wond[e]r you did not remit the remaind[e]r of the moneys w[hi]ch you have of y[ou]r Brothers in y[ou]r hand, at the Same time, 

      Am very much concerned to hear that you & y[ou]r partner are resolved to part for he hath the Carecter of being a very Sober & judisious man, & in my opinion you could not have done better then continued together a Year or two longer, however I heartily wish you Success in all y[ou]r undertakens w[i]th my blessing to you both & Service to all Relations acquaint me what day of this Month, if you can learn y[ou]r brother the Capt[ain] Sailed

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