Letter – Edward Blackett to John Blackett – 18 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 18

Dear Jacce

      I percieve by yours on the 11 that you are in good health pray god continue it to you

      I Design for Newcastle about the 2d or 3d of August & there shall drink your health with your friends the merchants in town that imployes you hearafter never send me any Claret for we get extrordionary good from Scotland but if at any time you can send me schampane or Burgandie do it & let me know what it cost you & shall pay it to Alderman Featherston

      your brother kit is set up for him self & has his masters Nephew for his partner I expect him here in 8 or 10 Days shall make him acquainted with the Grocers at York leads wakefield & Ripon & then shall go with him to Newcastle I sent horses yesterday for your brother Ned to tadcaster Mr Aislaby & he comes from London together & will at Newby <this> night all here gives you there kind remembrance to you with my blessing to you

      I am Dear Jac Your most affectionate father


C[ap]t[ain] Millington & his wife is are gone to live in Cheshire much against my wifes minde & my owne they have promisd to come once every year & stay a month with us Mr Jones is in the north & will returne with me from Newcastle

For Mr John Blackett Me[rchan]t in Rotterd[a]m [struck out: ‘via London’]

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