Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 22 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Maria

      I wrote you the 15 which I doubt not but it came to your hand assoon as you have seen Mr Aislabie let me hear from you

      This brings you the mallancholly news of your Dear sister Wises death acq[uain]t your Brother Kitte with it she died this morning a Quarter after 3 a Clock god allmighty prepare us all for our great change with my blessing to you both I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father
Undated, but between 20th & 23rd May. 22nd used here

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