Letter – Edward Blackett to John Sharp – 9 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 9 1710/11

      A particular freind of Mine has Desired the favour of me to write to my Acquaintances that are in the house to be assisting to one Mr Levingstone who has a Contested Election with one Mr Scot the hearing is to be on the 23d Instant & I Desire the favour that you wil be there & to do him what service you can I have not had a line from you for some time neither has your Servt sent me of late the Evening post which I Desire he will Continue to do

      My poor Daughter Blacket is at the point of Death which are Sensible makes us all very Mallancholly I wish you & your Lady a happy new year I am Sr

      Your faithfull humble servt

For John Sharpe Esqr

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