Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Forster – 26 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Forster
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      I Recd the favr of yr letter & my interest in Northumberland is at yr service pray Service to yr father & acqt that I onely bring up one bull Calf Yearly the rest are bought at Extravagant prices at 3 or 4 days old, wishing you a good journey to London I am 

      Sr Yr most faithfull Humble Sevt


Tho Foster Esqr at Etherstone near Belford 
undated but in sequence between others dated 25th and 30th Jan. 26th used here. Forster was a high church Tory MP, and expelled from the Common for his part in the 1715 Jacobite Rising.

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