Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Yorke – 10 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Yorke
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 10

Dear Brother

      Am sorry this should be the messenger of the Mallancholly news of my dear Daughter Blackets death we designe to Bury her next Saturday about one a clock and shoud Esteem it a favour if your health would permit you which I heartily wish to accompany her to her Interm[en]t

      My Wifes affliction & my own god Knows are great which is the reason I cannot Enlarge but shall ever be Sr

      Yours most Affectionately


To Mr Tho Yorke Esq[uire] at Richmond
Thomas Yorke was EB’s brother in law

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