Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Midford – 3 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Midford
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dr Bro							April 3. 1710

      Am Very Sorry to hear you have been so very much indispos’d of late, but I hope by this time you are pritty well Recoverd, wch. should be glad to hear.

      There is a very sad misfortune happend a Friend of mine Mr Charlton’s Son of the Rows, who in his passion I perceive killd Mr. Witherington, Am inform’d they design to putt severall of Mr. Charletons Servts to trouble at the next Sessions, in case you be so well as to go there I desire you’ll stand their friend, but in case you do not go pray write to some Justice of the Peace of your particular acquaintance to befriend them and shall take it a very great fav[ou]r done to your Most Affect. Bro

      All here gives your Selfe & Sister Midford their Humble Services.

Robt. Midford Esqr.

EB’s brother-in-law, married to sister Christian

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