Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Lodge – 3 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lodge
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir     									Febry 3


      Am much obliged to you for your kind Reminding me upon my Son Kitt’s Acct.  You may be assr’d the money shall be Rais’d against the time Appointed wch is <Midsummer> for Such a fortunate Opportunity as his Master’s turning over his Trade must be no means be neglected    Am glad to hear you are expected everyday at Coptgrave so pray lett us see you as soon as possibly you can for methinks tis a long time Since  I wish you would inquire how the old Ald’rman has left his Estate, for I know there’s great Expectations both from the family of Lowther & Trotters; All this family gives you their best Service, & believe me always Intirely yours   

The Revd. Mr Lodge at his Home In Leeds

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