Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 31 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Maria                         						Dber  31    1709

      The two Inclosed Letrs are of Concern and as soon as you Receive them send to my Coz Wilkinson and know whether Jacob Peart be in Town & where he lodges for you must needs speak with him, I hope James Mewburne would stay all Saturday night in Town, so upon Rect of this Letr send to his Host house that you would speak with him and if he be gone to Seaton hire a messenger immediately to carry this Letr to him, perhaps Jacob Peart might go with him to Seaton on Sunday morning which you may know at his Host house, and in case he went with James you may send his Letr likewise    my Service to Mr & Mrs Brummell  my blessing to you both  I am 

      yr most Affect Father

Mrs Hen’ta Maria Blacket

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