Letter – Edward Blackett to John Moore – 24 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Moore
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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My Lord              							24 Janry 

      I humbly begg yr Lordship’s pardon for desiring yr favr & Intrest on behalf of my second Son he went to sea with the King William Lettrs  for Sevrall Years and Since for two years past has Command’d as Second Lieut on board of the Oxford, the fav’r I have to begg of yr Lordship is that you would please to Intercede for a Capts Commission for him, the Command of a ship is his greatest Ambition, and my particular Request, which with yr Lordships Assistance may I do not question  be Oblig’d, All this family are very humble Servts to yr Lordship & my Lady, and pray believe me always yr Lordships most Faithful & most oblig’d humble servts

My Lord Bishop of Ely at Ely House London

These [presents]  
Moore was the Bishop of Ely, married to Michael Blackett’s widow. Sent under cover to Aislabie on the same date

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