Letter – Edward Blackett to John Sharp – 8 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 8

Dear S[i]r

Am very glad to hear that you got well to your Lady I wishing you all the happiness Imaginable here is no news in these parts only that an acquaintance of yours at Newcastle Mr Alderman Eden died on Saturday last all this family are much your humble servts & I am S[i]r

      Most Affectionately yours

For Mr John Sharpe Esq Member of Parliam[en]t at Mr Charles Hosiers in Gold Street near Cheapside London

pray send me the evening <post> instead of your other news
Image 2761 The letter is dated 8th October but, given the events mentioned in it and subsequent letters, it is clear that the actual month can only have been November

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