Letter – Edward Blackett to Diana Blackett – 11 Jul 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Diana Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      11 July 1714

my dearest Jewell

      I reced thy Letter wth much Satisfaction, am very glad you are in good Health, & likes Dunham soe well, I think the little time you have been there you have Improved yor writeing, & I hope in time you’l Improve in every thing else, besure you be very dutyfull to my Lord, & be mindfull of what the Ladys says to you, give my Service to my Lord & the Ladys & believe me always

      My dearest Mitty

	Yor most Affectionate Grand-papa

For Mrs Diana Blacket at Dunham
Diana Blackett, (1704 – 1737). Daughter of William, EB’s son and his wife Diana.  Known by her grandfather as Mitty or Missy or Jewell.

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