Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Thompson – 23 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Thompson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 23 1710/11


      I rec[eive]d your letter & am much obligd to you for your kind Enquiry & Concerne, you have for my poor family, the unexpressible loss my dear wife has had of her only child makes this a very mallancholly family & I doubt will surely shorten her dayes

      I heartily Condole with you in the loss of so good and hopefull A son his death very much Surprisd me hearing nothing before of his Indisposition I hope those that remaine will be so many Comfort to you both and nothing here Elevate our sorrows but the pretty Child my dear Daughter has left behind her

      Mr Gowland acquainted me with the reason why you could not come to Newby I should take it for a great kindness If your self Mrs Thomson & Mrs Cuthbertson would come to tarry with us 8 or 10 days & I will send my Coach to fetch you for your good Companies would be very Acceptable to us both heartily wishing you all health & happiness I am

Your most obliged humble servt

      For Mr Tho Thomson

These Yorke

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