Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 2 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 2d

Dear Nedde

      This is a Copy of my last, since I have not heard from you, write me as often as Conveniently you can & let me hear where your ship is in <France> whether in Com<pany> of some other ships or by your self, if you can borrow £300 I will be bound with you for it, & Charge your portion with it, as I have done with your two Brothers, for the moneys which they have had, tho I think you’d better have a little patience the more you have now the Less you’l have to take hereafter & If I could sell my Lead which I hope to do In a short time would raise you the moneys my self with my blessing to you

      I am

I have sent for a Piper for you which I Expect to here in a Week shall send him to Mr Smirk & you must order him where to send him to & send him a Ticket his name is John Gallant

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