Letter – Edward Blackett to John Aislabie – 6 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Mar 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Aislabie
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Aislabie

Dr. Sr. I doubt not but you have heard of the death of my poor Son William, before this, I have had two letters lately from the Capt. dated from Boston in New Engld. he desires that all the interest possibly may be made for his continuing abroad, I do not in the least question yours, & pray acqt. me if you think it Necessary for me to make any other, wth. my most Humbe. Service to yr. Self & Lady I am 

                 Sr. Most affectionately yrs.
Undated, but took date from previous letter - 6th March 1714.   The Captain was Sir Edward’s son Edward, who was in the Navy.

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