Letter – Edward Blackett to George Booth – 25 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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My Lord

      Am very glad to perceive by yr lordships letter tht mr Rook will be Knight of yr County without any trouble, or much charge I can assure yr Ldship it is not so here for here great opposition & vast Sumes of mony spent in every little bourough more then has been known in the memory of man, all here are very Humble Servts to yr Ldship and family, wth my blessing to my Dr little Missy I am

      Yr Ldships most faithfull & Obt Huml Servt
undated but sequenced letters of 25th and 30th Nov. 25th used here.

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