Letter – Edward Blackett to Dr Johnson – 25 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Dr Johnson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 25 1710/11


      Am very much obligd to you for the favour of your Letter as allso the Inclosd I perceive the young Ladys are unwilling to let the house furnishd so shall have no further thoughts of it the furniture which I would had left would have been no worse for useing but better that is to say beds tables glases stands Chairs Chester drawers &c for all manner of Linning, puter, & other small things, might send from Newby, pray my humble service to your bro[ther] Dawson when you see him

      Sr Your obliged humble servt

For Doctor Johnson at his house in Yorke

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