Letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 30 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir								March 30

      My Wife desired me to Returne yourselfe & Mr. Trotter thanks for your kind inquiry after her Daughters health, indeed she has been very dangerously ill, the Dr was here from Sunday till Tuesday at noon, and a little before he went away her Distemper shew’d itselfe as he called it, for tis come to an intermitting feaver, so the less Dangerous tho indeed she’s Extremely Weak and a Violent Cough, and drinks Nurse’s Milk, which is a little loathsome to her, We long to hear that your Ass has foal’d, or that you would hear of one that has new Foaled & is to be sold, We hear there are some at Mr Pulleins at Bolton, you may any Markett day knew the truth of it, when you hear from Dr. Ward & Mrs Adams pray give a line to Sir 

      your Obliged humble Servt

For The Revd Mr. Pemberton Bedale

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