Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Booth – 12 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Dec 12 1710

Dear Sr

      My wife is in so great a Concerne for the Dangerous Condition hir of hir Dearest Child that she begs your pardon she cannot write to you we have the best advice this Country affords the Phisitians never Prescribed hir any Phisick, hir Distemper Ime afraid is a deep Consumption she is so very weak that in case the roads were good she is not able to travel but if please god to recover hir strengthe she shall try both Bath & Bristol Water in the Spring she has a most terrible Cough & If that would abate should have great hopes of hir recovery my wife & Daughter blacket gives you their best services & I am

      Dear Sr Intirely yours

For the Honourable Mr Booth Dean of Bristol at the bell & Dragon near old Toms Coffee House London

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