Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 8 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Maria & Alethea                           					Decr 8

      I Recd both yr Lettrs and I can assure you both that I am informed from very good hands that it is almost impossible to get Tabled in a private Family in London of good Repute they write there are hundreds of houses that keeps tablers that a very Strange Gentleman, or Officer, may be welcome to dine there any day paying their 12 pence, I am sure such a place is not for yr Reputation nor my Credit for you to bear, As you have no mind to live at Newby any time, wch I know no Reason you have against it, Shall Endeavr. to inquire out a place, Either at Yorke or Leeds, they are much abler people at Leeds and I have lesse Reason to have you here for Six Months rather than any other place, shall know in 14 days time whether a Convenient place may be had there for you or not, and then shall Acqt. you.  Give my Service to Coz. Simpson & Coz. Wilkinson as also to Mr and Mrs Brumell, With my Blessing to you both    I am yr Most Affect.  Father

Mrs Henrietta Maria Blackett

Att Mr Tho. Brumells house

In Newcastle

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