Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 29 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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D[ea]r Nedde                 						May 29

      This is a Copy of my last, this day I Recd. a very kind Lettr from Mr Aislabie, who has made his Intrest to all of his friends for yr preferrment and I doubt not but in a little time he will succeed So what you <must do now> go fail not and wait of him, you’ll find him any morning at his Chambers in Grays Inn,  he’ll give you best Advice, which will be to continue in the Ship you are in till a Commission can be procur’d for you, in the mean time be sure you Endeav[ou]r to learn to write true English, For there can be no greater Discredit to a gentleman in what Station soever he be than not to write true English, As soon as you have Discoursed Mr Aislabie write me a line.  All here give you their kind Remembrance.    Yr most Affect[ionatee] father  

Lieut. Edwd Blacket At Mr Sam. Smiths London

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