Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Harrison – 6 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Harrison
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir       								8ber 6   Thursday morning

      I Recd both yr Lettrs, the first I gave it my Selfe to yr Bro Harrison, who happened to dine with me the day after I Recd it and this day I dine with Mr Hodges, and perhaps yr Bro Harrison may be there, in case he be will give him the Lettr if not shall give it to Mr Hodges to give it him if he bare any good nature in him it will certainly make his heart Ach when he reads it, I did press him as much as properly I could to send you a present to keep you from starving this winter.  But he told me had done so much for you already that he would positively do no more for you however I’ll <sing yr tunes> to him again & again in yr behalfe and will Engage Mr Hodges to do the same, so I hope at last we may prevail with him to send you a <Token> as soon as I have discoursed him you shall hear first from   

      yr Ass’d friend to serve you

To  Mr Edw. Harrison  Mercht In  Newcastle

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