Letter – Edward Blackett to Unknown – 22 Dec 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Dec 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Unknown
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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								22 December 1713

I received my Dear Godsons letter with a great Satisfaction, and it’s a pleasure to me to see how handsomly you write, & I hope the like improvement you make in your other learning.   I am sorry to hear your father is out of order, I heartely wish him a speedy recovery & I tender him my humble Service, Ime concerned Mrs Trotter continues soe long in soe ill a condition as she is.   I thank you for your kind remembrance of pretty Mitty we all design for Yorke in a short time, soe with my blessing to you I am

	Yor most affect Godfather
This letter is to Edward Blackett’s godson.  Mitty is Edward’s granddaughter.

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