Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 30 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 30

Dr Maria

      You writ me that my Ld Warrington was Extreamly civil to you, so I thought in good manners I ought to Return him my thanks for his great civility to you, so Inclosed I send you his obliging Letter in Answer to Mine

      The Capt & his Wife are gone to live att their own Estate in Cheshire, I Rec[eive]d a Letter from him this morning & he writes me that my Ld is Extreamly kind to them, and gave then an invitation to his own house, where they now are, and will continue there till the Capt gett his house in a Condition for them to live in, tell your Bro Nedd I’m very angry he does not Answer my Letters I expected long Eer this to have heard whether he has gott a Lieutenancy, if not, to come down in the very first Stage Coach and to lett me know when he takes Coach that I may send horses for him Either to Yorke or Ferry bridge With my Blessing to you all I am

      Your Most Affect[ionate] Father

Give my service & thanks to your Uncle Bridges, for his Civility to you both

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