Letter – Edward Blackett to Isabella Blackett – 16 Feb 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Feb 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Isabella Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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							York 16 Feby 1713/4

D[ea]r. Bella

I Recd. both yr. letters & am very gad you keep lent & so you are like to do for Oysters, for it is impossible for any to be Sweet when they come to yr. hand, for they are but very indifferent when they come here first, I have pd at York & <aim> to pay to Mr Pinckey <&> Crispin & another in Ripon as much money as yr allowance will come to at May Day I know you do not understand how to lay out yr. allowance for yr. advantage Witness yr. Silk Stockings so what linen you want let me know, & yr Sisters shall buy it you I perceive yr. poor Brother is not likely to live long, so what linen you want must be mourning wch. you Need not trouble yr. Self about, wth. my Service to my Cousin Norton & all the family I am 

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