Letter – Edward Blackett to William Millington – 11 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 11

Honest Capt

      I writ you the 30 past which I hope came to your hand My Wife fears that Mrs Millington is not well by Reason she has writ three Letters to her since she Rec[eive]d her last so As soon as they comes to hand you must order her to write a line to her

      Be fore you Went From hence I told you that Sr Jno Delavall had brought a tryal against me for halfe of the tythe of Seaton, so I desire you’ll make all the inquiry that possibly you can whether Hugh Johnson designs to be att Newca[stle] Assizes or not and in case he do I wish any Intrest could be made to keep him att home, And then Sr Jno cannot bring on his tryall And as for Mr Swettenham I dare <Answer> he’ll not stir a foot but as for Hugh Johnson I’m affraid of him by Reason Sr John & he I hear are great Acquaintances When you can rightly inform your selfe & the sooner the better be sure you write a line to me

      Pray give my most humble service to my D & Mr [Boothe} the same to your selfe & Mrs Millington I am always your Real friend & Faithfull servt

For Capt Millington / <Free> Will Robinson

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