Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 17 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Nedde                    						Febry 17

      I perceive by yrs of the 11 that you Recd mine of the 7th but you do not at all answer my Lettr  I order you to Acqt me what answer the Bishop of Ely Gave you after you delivered my letter and whether he invited you to dine with him or not, upon Rect of this Letter go & wait on yr uncle York  I know none has a greater Intrest with my Lord Wharton than he has,  and if he be able to go abroad I know he’ll go & desire my Lord’s favr & Intrest upon yr Acct.  I writ last post to Mr Aislabie and desired him that in case yr ordr was nigh Expir’d to get it renewed at the board for you stay some time longer to see what possibly can be done tho’ you were not in Town the same Intrest will be made as if you were

      I perceive by a Lettr from Newcastle that the Squirrel a small Man of war is come into that Haven, & that the Capt dy’d some time before at Sea & was brought to Tynemouth to be bury’d    I doubt not but the board has put in a Capt for that small Frygate however Acqt Mr Aislabie with it, & take his Advice when you shall return to yr Ship    I desir’d Mr Aislabie in my last to Speak to Sir Jn. Montague who is in the House of Commons  he is my Lord Hallifax Bro and a man of very great Intrest being Attorney General & I know he’ll use his intrest both to my Lord Hallifax & others upon yr Acct but when all’s done there’s none has that real Intrest as the Duke of  Devonshire & Bishop of Ely, always when my Lettrs come to yr hand be sure you answer them by the very next post, All here wishes you success with my Blessing to you of <assuredly> 

      yr most Affect. Father  

Mr Edw’d Blackett at Mr Smirks etc London

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