Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 5 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Nedde      							Febry 5th

      This day I rec’d yours of the 2nd I perceive you have delivered my Lettr to the bishop of Ely, who I know will do you all the service in his power and His Intrest I’ll assure you is Extraordinary at Court, and so is the Duke of Devonshire, I Expect Every post to hear that they have gott you a Capts Commission, Am sure if their Intrest do not prevail none can, so be sure you write every post how you proceed and wait of Mr Aislabie very often, but I would not have you to be too troublesome to him, Acqt. me whether the Bishop of Ely invited you to dine with him, and whether you see my Bro. Yorke  You must be sure to wait often on yr Uncle, You ought to go to see my Lady Blackett yr Bro Kitt will Introduce you to her any day, and after you have waited on her Acqt me how she Rec’d you, and whether she invited you to dine with her    With my Blessing to you from yr most Affect. Father

      Lett me know by the first post whether Mr Aislabie be fully Recovered or not

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