Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Fairfax – 31 Aug 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Aug 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Fairfax
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      31 Augt 1714

Dear Sir

I recd yours of the 28, & you may always depend upon what Interest I have, if you have not already, writt to Colonel, Northcliffe, Mr Viccar of Leeds & Mr Lodge, besure fail not to doe it by the very first post, for they were your very good ffriends, in the last Election, & desire the Continueance of their ffriendship & Interest, which I doe not in the least Question but they will all this family gives you their most Humble services & pray believe me always

		Dear Sir Your real friend & ffaithfull Humble Serv[an]t

For Robt Fairfax Esq a member of parliam[en]t at his Hous in Sirl Street Lincolns Inne fields

[added faintly below ‘Dear Sr’:] Mr John C
Fairfax (1666-1725) was MP for York 1713-15, classed as a Tory

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