Letter – Edward Blackett to John Sharp – 11 Feb 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Feb 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Feb 11

Dr Sr

      Am Infinitely oblig’d to you for the Concerne you have for the unexpressisble loss in the death of my dear Daughter Blacket my Wife is so mightily Concernd that I doubt it will much shorten her dayes nothing can be a Comfort to her but your little playfellow who has not been very well of late but Doctor Johnsons Advice I thank god has perfectly recovered her who was here 2 or 3 dayes lately you may Imagine my wife is in Continual fear for her she having never had the smallpox & they are very much stirring in the Neighbourhood

      I heartily thank you for the good service you have done my freind Mr Livingstone if my poor lord Teviot had been liveing he would have owned his great obligation to you upon that Account

      All this family gives their humble service to your self & Lady & pray beleive me allwayes 

most affect[ionately] yours

For John Sharp Esqr Member of Parliam[en]t

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