Letter – Edward Blackett to John Aislabie – 3 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Aislabie
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
      Dec 3

Dear S[i]r

      This family has been in a very great concerne for the Weak & Dangerous condition my poor Daughter Blacket has been in The Docters thought for 4 or 5 Dayes that she could not possibly live, but god be thankd she got 2 nights good rest & is much better & the Docters hopes that she is past Danger tho most people thinks she is in a Consumption & will require better advice then this Country Affords so in the spring my wife Designs to goe with hir to London & so to Bristoll to Drinck the Waters there which they say is the only waters in England for her Distemper

      My son set foreward this day & will be in Towne on Saturday night & I hope need not put you in mind to use your Intrest to get him a ship assoon as possibly you can for he does but loos[e] his time on shoar I am

      Dear S[i]r

Your obliged humble servt

For John Aislaby Esq Member of Parliam[en]t These [presents] London

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467