Letter – Edward Blackett to Walter Calverley – 23 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Walter Calverley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear nephew                            						Dec 23

      Am mightily oblig’d to you for your kind Invitation to my Daughters, I must beg yr and my dear niece pardon for their not Waiting on you at this point, my Daughter Blackett will Acqt yr Lady with the Reason of it in a little time, All this family are very sure to heartily wish you a happy Christmas and a happy new Year  I am yr Humble Servt and believe me always most Affect’ly yrs 

Walter Calverley Esq

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