Letter – Edward Blackett to John Aislabie – 3 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Aislabie
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      3-Oct-1714

Dear Sr

	This day I reced a Letter, from Mr Jackson who is master of the phoenix, dates from Boston July the 20th 1714, he writes me, that my Son the Captain, has his Health very Ill, but he hopes the words of his Letter is, (that he hopes his Youth & Exercise, will overcome it, but that is at the Disposal of the great Creator of all, whose will is not to be Contradicted) (these Expretions, makes me fear the worst, Soe I desire you’l doe me the favour to Enquire of the Secritary of the Admeralty when they heard from the phoenix, this Letter Acquaints Informs me, that they Lay then under orders to Carry Genl Nicholson, to Annapolis, & thence to newfound Land, & to return wth him to Boston, at wch place they expect to Winter Shall be very uneasy, till I have the favour of a Line from you, I am

				Sr

				Most Affectionately Yours



For John Aislabie. Esq Member of Parliament

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