Letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 30 Sep 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Sep 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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pray peruse the Inclosd & returne it I Desire you will write a line to Admiral Wishart & Desire his favour in getting my son ned a Capts Commission I Designe to congratulate him upon his new Imploym[en]t & shall Desire the same favour of him should be glad to hear when you designe for Newby for if you come not soon I Doubt Ill weather will prevent you all this family are much your humble servts & pray believe me allwayes

      Your faithful humble servt

For the Revd Mr Pemberton These [presents] Bedale
Letter undated, but in sequence between others dated Sept 29 and Oct 1st, so Sept 30 is used here. Wishart had just been appointed a Lord of the Admiralty

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