Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Fairfax – 5 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Fairfax
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dr Sr                            						July 5

      This is a copy of my last, I doubt it never came to yr hand by Reason that I have heard nothing from you since.

      The Bearer Mr Fish is the Painter that Painted my and I can assure you he is a very honest man & the best House Painter in the North, <as> undoubtedly you designe to paint some Rooms in yr new house, So I recommend him to you as the fittest person you can Employ, and will Answer for the well performance of his work    I am dr Sr <…..ly> yrs 

For   Admiral Fairfax at his house at Newton

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