Letter – Edward Blackett to George Booth – 2 Aug 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Aug 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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My Lord

I have this day Recd the Picture it came very safe to my hand, tho I must own I do not think it in the least like my Wife, it is much altered for the worse, since I saw it at my Lady Mary house, when I was last in Town, have at last got a decree against Sr John, as your lordship will see by the inclosed, the debt is much more than the estate is worth, so am sure Sr John nor any of his relations will ever Redeem it, wth all our most humbl Services to your lordship & family, and my blessing to my dear little Missy, I am

		Your lordship most faithfull & most obed humbl S[ervan]t

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