Letter – Edward Blackett to Peter Aram – 17 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Peter Aram
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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I am now troubled at my Self tht. I gave you orders to turn off Gabriel, he would have keept the horses in good order, till they Could have been disposed off, but now I perceive one of thm. is lame, wch. Endeavour to get sound assoon as possible can be faile not to be here on Saturday night for I have Severall things to discourse you about I am
Peter was probably Peter Aram, steward, housekeeper or gardener at Newby.   Though unsigned, the author is assumed to be Edward Blackett.

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