Letter – Edward Blackett to Isabella Blackett – 12 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Mar 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Isabella Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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						York 12 March 1713/4

Dr. Bella

I have Sent you by the bearer two dossin of Oranges the Dr. advises you by all means to drink the Sulpher water warme to the quantity of 2 bottles at most & Squese an orange ot two into it, & continue drinking of it for 8 or 10 days just as you find it works wth you, & then desist for a little time & drink it againe for 8 or 10 days, if you want any wearing Cloaths write to Alethia for it, I perceive you Cannot keep yr. cloaths when you have them, but gives them away to any Idle Servt – as you did a pair of good Stays some time agoe, give my Service to my Cousin Norton & all his family, & acqt. him I shall have a little Stond horse wch. is a very fine Pad, at the fair of Pontefrack wch. I desire his assistance in the disposal of him I am

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