Letter – Edward Blackett to Mary Byerley – 14 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mary Byerley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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June 14 1710


      I am informd by the [bearer] that the <Col.> wants a Butler in case he do You cannot have an honester servt he liv’d with me many years & had not gone from me but that some of his Relations had a mind to have him home, and since that time he liv’d  a year or more as Butler to Mr Stapylton, I doubt not but he’ll give the same character of him I am Madam your most Faithful servt

      My Wife joyns with me in our humble services to your selfe & family

For Mrs Byerley These [presents]
Possibly the Mary nee Wharton who married Robert Byerley in 1695

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