Letter – Edward Blackett to Shem Bridges – 12 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Shem Bridges
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 12

Dr Brother

      Tis a long time since I gave you the trouble of a line & am sorry It should be now upon so Mallancho[lly] an occasion as to Acq[ain]t you with the unexpressible loss we have had in the death of my dear Daugh[ter] Blacket who Departed this life last Wednesday morning She was a person of that singular virtue & piety that makes our loss the greater & is much Lamented by all that knew her & will Certainely shorten my poor wifes dayes god almighty Comfort us both & prepare us all for the like Change

      The great Kindness & Civillities you shew to my daughters shall allwayes be ownd by Sr

      Your most Affect[ionate] Brother

For Shem Bridges Esqr In Ember Court
Dated 12th Jan but found in copy letter book after one dated 12th Feb

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