Letter – Edward Blackett to John Wilkinson – 29 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 29 1711


      My servt Brought the horse very Carefully home he did but walke him all the way but the day after his legge swelld very much he never haveing any Exercise was the occasion of it then I hope to have him well againe in a little time I have given him one Purge & am advisd to give him another next week

      Pray give my service to my Cos Simpson & acq[ain]t her that for some months past I have had a great Dizziness in my head & a trembling and shakeing all over my body I beleive my mother was so some time before she died for her Distemper lay much in her head, I have had advice from London I hope if pleas god when warme weather comes shall be perfectly well again with my service to all your good family I am

      Your affect[ionate] Kinsman & humble servt

pray acq[ain]t me where my Nephew Michael Mitford is whether in Flanders or Spaine

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