Letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 30 Nov 1710

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


      Am very glad to perceive by yours that my godson is in so hopeful a way of recovery I wish I could give you so good an acct of my Daughter Blacket whom I look upon to be in a very Dangerous Condition I Designe to have have Doctor Johnson to Drane her <Corne> & send it to Mr Aislable to take Dr Ratclifes opinion for Ime sure if care be not taken she cannot possibly live many months

      I have sent you a cask of my Apples which I beleive you will not approve of I wish they had sent me such Golden Rennets as you got me last year altho I orderd Non Parelles they did not send me one nor a Winter pearmane as youl see when you taste then the wine perhaps may please some pallats tho I own It does not doe mine my Daughter Blacket Constantly Drinks of it & I beleive shall send for some more upon her acct so pray let me know which of the seals you like best or that bottle that has no seal It was a very small parcel they sent & some of the bottles were broke but If I send againe shall send for a h[ogs]h[ea]d & you may have w[ha]t part of it you pleas with all services from hence to your self & Mrs <Trott> I am S[i]r 

      Your faithfull humble servt
recipient not named but in other letters to Pemberton EB referred to his godson and Mrs Trotter

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