Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Melmerby – 12 Mar 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Mar 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Melmerby
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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12 March 1715

Mr Melmerby

Upon the receipt of this letter, I desire you will write to your friend in the admiralty, & known of him the Capt & ships name that went to Boston to relieve my son, or how long it is since he sailed, & when you think my Son may be in England, & acqt me by a line to 

			Your Assured Fr[ien]d to Serve You


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