Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Bewick – 9 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Bewick
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                   								July 9 1709

      I hear that you are at Barrowbridge, and I know that you can have no Company there, and if you’ll do me the favr. to make Newby yr home you shall be as wellcome as at yr own house, and Either Mrs Jones or my Selfe will wait of you every morning to the Well, Pray be so kind as to dine with me to morrow, and I hope you’ll be persuaded withall to stay here while you are in the County and you’ll very much oblige Sr yr most humble servt.

Tho: Bewick Esq. Barrowbridge

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