Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 20 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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June 20 1710

Dear Nedde

      This is Onely to Acq[ain]t you that Mr Aislabie is disappointed and will not be in Town till Either Saturday night or Tuesday night, so be sure both these days in the Evening go the Black bull in Holburne where the Yorke Coach comes to, & desire Mr Aislabie to speak to Mr Burdett, if he can putt you in to be a Lieut[enant] in a Cruiser, if Mr Aislabie & he cannot do it then take the first Yorke Coach, & lett me know before you sett foreward & shall send horses for you to York, Tell your sisters I wonder I hear nothing from them, & be sure you write to me Every post day while your stay in London which Im afraid will not be long, for I almost dispair of Mr Burdets getting you a Lieut[enan]cy in a Cruiser With my Blessing to you all I am 

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

Lieut Blacket

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