Letter – Edward Blackett to William Millington – 3 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dec 3

Honest Capt

This brings you the good news that my Daughter Blacket is in a very hopefull way of recovery so I hope there will be no occasion to give your wife the trouble of a Winter Journey I must own she was in so weak and Dang[erous] condition that I though[t] she could not possibly have livd & when I write you it was the Docters opinion likewise but now I hope she is past Danger & In the Spring my Wife Designes to goe with hir to London & soe to Bristol to the Waters which they say are the best in England for hir Distemper with my service to you both I am

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