Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Harrison – 27 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Harrison
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir       									8ber  27 1709

      I Recd yrs per last post, and I have not onely discoursed yr Bro. my Selfe very often upon yr Concern but have Spoke to Mr Hodges severall time to do the like I perceive he takes it Extraordinary ill from any one that moves it to him, I desired Mr Hodges to give him yr Lettr and he told me he durst not do it by any means, so what to advise you to do I know not, I am now Satisfyed that yr Bro. by all the Persuasions that can be used will not give you any thing, and for so denie any one to Speak to him in yr behalfe will he to no purpose, however you may make yr Case known to yr Bro. Parson Gray, and what his persuasions may do I know not, tho’ I much fear will be to no purpose however you ought to try all means imaginable, and when you hear how yr Bro. Gray prevails give a line to      

      ye Assured friend to serve you

Mr Edwd. Harrison Merct. In Newcastle

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