letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 8 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 8 Oct 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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	8 October 1713


when I signed the deed the other day wch concerns my dear Grand Daughter, I was so much concerned for my poor [struck out: Dear’] Wife tht I did not know well what I did, for you know it is not reasonable to pay a hundred pounds a Year to a child betwixt 9 and 10 Years old, when I never Recd one farthing of her Dear Mothers fortune, & I doubt not in the least but my Lord Warrington  will think it so, however I am willing to whatever his Lordship thinks reasonable, & when I Receive the portion shall willingly pay her a hundred pounds a Year till she marrie, Pray let me ee you here assoon as you return out of Cleveland, for we are all in very great trouble, four our irrepareble loss I am 

        Sr yr most obligd humble Sevt 

Mr Pembeton	8 Octobr 

Sr I desire you will peruse the inclosed, & pray write to Ld next as you promised Inclose it to him & make my Excuse for not writing to his Ldshipp I am Ser 

	yrs EB

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