Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 13 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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June 13 1710

D[ea]r Nedde

I Rec[eive]d yours of the 10th I am altogether of the opinion that tis to no purpose to Expect a Capts Comission this sumer, so we must try what can be done in Winter, the better Intrest cannot be made so I would have you to take a place in the Stage Coach & come to Newby with all speed, & shall send horses for you Either to Ferrybridge or Yorke, if you want moneys to bring you down go to your Bro Kitte, & order him to give you £5 & I’ll repay it him, Acq[uain]t me whether your sisters has been at Ember yet or not, or when they do go, and if you have seen your Uncle Bridges & whether he invited you to his house with my Blessing to you all I am your most affect[ionate] Father.

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