Letter – Edward Blackett to Walter Calverley – 10 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Walter Calverley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 10 1710/11

Dear Nephew

      I 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 & should Esteem it a favour If you would accompany her to her Interm[en]t

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

      Your most Affect[ionate] Uncle

To Mr Calverly
Calverly was married to Julia Blackett, daughter of Edward’s deceased brother William

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