Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 21 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 21 1710/11

Dear Maria

      I rec[eive]d yours with Inclos’d letter of Condolance to my Wife which was Extreemly well done of you and she took it mighty Kindly I doubt her Irrepairable loss will shorten her dayes very much for she has yet got very little rest at night nor can see any of her dear daughters acquaintance but she Immedeately falls into a passion of Weeping god almighty be her Comforter

      let me know whether my Lord Warington visited you as often this Winter as he did the last I long to hear that your brother had Actually got a Ship if Mr Aislabie would Exert his own Interest Ime sure it is in his power I hope the letter Inclosed to you would come safe to my Brother Bridges his hand with my service to him when you see him and blessing to your self and sister I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

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