Letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 29 Jun 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jun 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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29 June 1714


By the return of my Coach, from Carrying my dear Jewel to my Lord Warringtons, I reced a very kinde Letter from him, So I hope you did not write to him, abt what you & I discoursed upon they got very well there, but the weather being so very Hot, that they have almost Spoild my whole Set of Horse, the best Horse of the sett they was forced to leave their, & my Servt thinks it will be unpossible for him to recover wch will prevent my waiting of my Lord Castle comes Soe soon as I expected, shall let you know the time when I will waite of him & shall desire yor Company to meet me their, wth my Humble Service to yor Self & Blessings to my God Son,

I am 

      Sr yor most obliged Humble Servt

To Mr Pemberton
my dear Jewel is Diana Blackett also refered to as Mitty or Missy. She is to be educated by Lord Warrington after her father’s death

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