Letter – Edward Blackett to William Millington – 30 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Millington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Nov 30

Honest Capt

Since my last which went under cover to my lord Warrington my Dear Daughter Blacket has been very Dangerously Ill & continues so that the Phisitians Dispaires of her life she puts all this family into great Consternation my poor wife is so mightily concernd that she Dispairies of any Consolation or Comfort in case her poor Daughter dies she Desires youl give Mrs Millington leave to come to Newby when our servts comes for her they were orderd to goe as this day but god be thankd last night she had a pretty good night so the Docters has some more hopes of her but god knows I Doubt the worst for I never see so great an alteration in any person in three or four dayes time have orderd the servts to come as Easy Journeys as she pleases & I hope you will come with hir to Newby where you may be assured of a most hearty wellcome from

      Your real freind & servt

in case there be any hopes of my Daughters recovery we shall not give Mrs Millington the trouble of a Winter Journey

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