Letter – Edward Blackett to William Millington – 26 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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H[ones]t Capt

      Am very sorry to perceive by yours that you have had your grand head ake twice in one week I do believe the bath might do you good, & am sure your purse will not be less whilst you stay their, for I do not remember that the Capt pd a farthing in my Company or that shall do whilst I live, I have been my Self very much out of order, wth a great pain all over my body, wch the Drs call a plurecick pain, & they say nothing but the bath will set me to rights, I use no manner of Exercise, not so much as to walk down to the stables, & very rarely in the travel walk, have partly lost my stomach again, but I hope my going to , wch will be a little after Martinmass, will recover it again,

      My nephew Blacket is not amongst the Rebels there are only 3 protestants wth them wch are Mr Forster, Mr Car of Eschelld & Mr Fenwick of bywell, I hope they will all receive their deserts in a little time, pray give my Service to mt Ld all the good family at dunham wth blessing to my dr little Mitty.

      All this family gives their Servioce to the Capt & good Mrs Millington & will be glad to see you both at Newby next Summer,

      Desire your Wife to let me know whether there was any owing to Lady for a glass, when we left York
Undated, but between 26 Oct and 4th Nov. 26th used here.

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