Letter – Edward Blackett to John Aislabie – 23 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Aislabie
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Sir                              							Dec   23 

      I hope <some> of the <..> comes to yr hand, Since my Daughter Bella Recd the Inclosed, I thought it convenient you should see it, I believe Mr Birchet may remove my son into any ship that comes upon the coast, so that he may be right at hand in case there be Occasion, I Recd a letr this morning from my son which you have likewise Inclosed, I long to hear that you have waited on the Duke of Devonshire, and what Answer you have,  pray Acqt me if you think it proper I should write to the Bishop of Ely or my Lord Halifax upon the same Acct, Should be mightly glad we could <request>  for a Commission for a small frigott then his fortune will be made, which must always own from you,  All this family are much yr humble servts and I am dr sr Intirely yrs   

J Aislabie Esq / A member of Parliament

Mr Melmerby 

      Pray Send the Inclosed by the penny post and you’ll oblige yr friend

Hon J Aislabie Esq. / Member of Parliament London

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