Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 20 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Maria                           						June 20th

      My Coffee is now come from London, and the first Opportunity shall send you 2 or 3 lb.  As soon as Mewburne has disposed of all his Corn, he will come to Newby, and if I have not an opportunity soon Shall send the Coffee by him;  Let me know whether tis known for certain that my Lady Blackett will be down this summer or not and how the report goes whether my nephew be married or not, I wish you could get the Inclosed deliver’d to Mewburne Either on Tuesday or Thursday , for he’ll certainly <be…> or Killingworth Moor  Acqt me per Frydays the Gent names that had horses that run at both Courses, and what places they came in; with my blessing to you both  I am yr most Affect. Father

Mrs Maria Blackett att Mr Brumells

[struck out: ‘Give my Service to Mr Kelley & acqt him that Recd. the bottle of Brandy etc’]  

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