Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Hodges – 1 Aug 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Aug 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Hodges
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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August 1 1714


	Am very much Concern’d; that anything that belonged to Mr Hodges, Shou’d meet wth Soe ill usage at Newby, I perceive there was a Hound abt the House for some time, & Inquiring who it belong’d too, they told me it was an old Cust Hound of Gabriels, that was good for nought, Soe I order’d them several times to beat it away but still return’d, & some times broke the windows, I am sure if any of the Family had known it belong’d to you, it wou’d have had much better treatmt, but am sorry for w[ha]t happen’d Soe I hope it will breake noe Friendship betwixt us  I am

	Sr Yor most Humble Servt

For Henry Hodges Esq


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