Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 24 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 24 1711

Good Mrs Gray

      I doubt not but you have heard Long before this of my Dear Daughter Wises death which was the reason we did not come to Yorke at the time appointed & this day my wife had the Mallancholly news of her younger brothers death which is a great trouble to her however we designe to be in Yorke god willing upon Tuesday sennit being the [left blank; would have been 5th] of June & I hope nothing will prevent us so you may at your own Convenience acq[ain]t Mr Bolderson of it

      I got the wine very safe & like it very well shall buy a <h[ogs]h[ea]d> of you when I come to Yorke with my service to you both I am

      Your Assured freind to serve

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