Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Lodge – 18 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lodge
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      I have sent you a roule of Brawn which I hope will prove well

      My poor Daughter Blacket is in a very weak condition the Phisicians think she cannot possibly continue long she being in a very deep Consumtion and a terrible Cough with it God Almighty Comfort us for hir dear mother I doubt will not be long after hir but we must all submit to god Almightys will and pleasure

      I perceve Mr High Sherrif Designes to give a Gray Livery so you need not bespeak me any Blue Cloth in case you have pray Contradict it for I shall not have occasion for Blue Cloth so soon I desire youl order a Couple of Liveries to be mad[e] for me at the same place and by the same hand that the rest are all here gives you their kind services and Desires your Constant prayers for my poor Daughter Blacket and youl very much oblige

      Your real friend & servt

When you see the high <shreeve> pray give my humble services to him in case he had given a Blue Livery I had given Many

For the revd Mr Lodge at his house at Leeds
undated but between 17th and 20 Dec. 18th used here.

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