Letter – Edward Blackett to John Delaval – 29 Sep 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Delaval
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr John,    								Sept 29  1709

      I Recd. yrs of the 24 and you are heartily welcome to live in Seaton House, and to make what Alterations you please at yr own Charge.  It is  not reasonable that <I> should be at any < losing>    <I desire no rent>,  I must always Reserve two or three little Rooms for my own Steward to live in , which I hope will be not inconvenience to you at all

      All this family give their most humble service to yr Selfe & Daughter and pray believe me yr Faithfull humble Servant

To John Delaval Bart att Seaton Delaval Lodge nigh Newcastle

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