Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 28 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 28

Dear Nedde

      I p[er]ceive by yours on the 25th that you Expect dayly to be sent for to the Admiralty, I think youd do mighty well if you went there once or twice a day which would put them in mind of you, for often times out of sight out of mind

      Mr Aislabie sent to me word that I must not Expect a Letter from him till he could send me good news that you had got a Ship which I Expect Every post & by the post after shall send you an order where to receive some moneys with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

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