Letter – Edward Blackett to John Aislabie – 18 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Aislabie
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Sir                         							Dec  18

      After a bad Journey I hope this will find you well in Town which Should be very glad to hear

    	I am told by Wm Clarke Harry Clarkes Son of Ripon is in Town and lodges at Mr Pratts at the Wind Mill in St John’s Street nigh Smithfield Barr, so I desire you’ll do me the favour to order yr Servt Mr Melmerby to go and buy the halfe pound of Brasil Snuff, let the box be seal’d up in a paper and give it to him, for he does not leave the Town till Saturday the 24 at Soonest.  All the family are very much yr humble Servts and I am ever yr Most Affectly yrs

Jo. Aislabie Esqr Member of Parliament/ In London

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