Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 30 Aug 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Aug 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Newby Augst 30 1715

Dr Neddy

	I Recd yours of the 27th which pleases me very much, shall be very glad to hear that you have past your accts and the phenix was paid off, will endeavour to get you a good Gelding against you come into the Country for I doubt the horse I have will not be sound in so short a time, have made Newby house and the Gardens so fine that I believe you’ll not know it when you come home,

	I perceive you have seen Mr Aislabie but you do not write me what discourse you had nor, whether he said anything to you about the last Election at Ripon which acqt one all the family gives you their kind Love and Service and believe me always your most affectionate father

	E Blackett

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