Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Fairfax – 24 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Fairfax
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dr Sr

             Am obliged to you for yrs of the 23. And was in hope that the honest Admiral would not have been so long in the Country without Seeing Newby, I did near by Sir Wm. Robinson the other day that he was with you at the newbuilding which I heartily wish you long to Enjoy and when you can spare time I pray let me have the satisfaction of yr Company and you’ll very much oblige yr fr.   Yrs most affect’ly        All this family are much yr humble Servts

Admiral Fairfax at his house at Newton to be left at the Falcon in Micklegate York
No date given but in sequence between letters dated 24th and 25th May

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