letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Wilkinson – 24 Aug 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 24 Aug 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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I have the favour of y[ou]r letter must own a great maney things has been told me both of y[ou]r Self & y[ou]r Father Mr Wilkinson w[hi]ch Surprised me very much being I always had so great a Value & friendship [struckout: ‘respect and kindness’] both for y[ou]r grand Father & Father & am very sure they had no less for my Self & Familey, & if [struckout: ‘it was ever’] it were in my power to be serviceble Either to y[ou]r Self or [struckout: ‘y[ou]r Father’] any Relation for their Sakes you may always depend upon

      y[ou]r Faithfull Friend & Serv[an]t
Undated but assumed the same date as previous letter

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