Letter – Edward Blackett to John Douglas – 12 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Douglas
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir       										Janry 12  1709

      I Recd yrs with the Inclosed for wch I thank you, my Wife has no further thoughts of taking Col. Blakiston’s house by reason she hears that the old Lady would be very unwilling to leave it, tis for the Convenience of living in a Town in winter and not in Summer, that she would have taken it, she is now advised to take a house for a term of years in London by Reason most of her Relations are always there in winter, so should have an Opportunity of seeing them Every year

      If you go to London on horseback should be glad to see you at Newby in yr Road, which you know is not at all out of the Way.  I am Sir yr obliged h. Servt

John Douglas Esq / Newcastle

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