Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 8 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Nedde

      I rec[eive]d yours from Stamford am sorry you could not light of an oppertunity for your servt I have Capt. Smith a Roule of Brawn so you must order Mrs Smith to get Pickle ready for it it will be at the Carriers house on Saturday in the affternoon so send your servt for it upon rec[eip]t of this letter goe & Inquire out your Cosen Blacket & tell him I write him this post but did not know how to Direct it so he may send his servt to the Lobey Where all members of Parliam[en]ts letters are Carried assoon as you Discourse Mr Aislaby let me hear from you by the very first po[s]t with my blessing to you I am 

      Your most affec[tiona]te father
Undated but between 7th and 11th Dec. 8th used here.

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