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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      November 30

Honest Capt

      I rec[eive]d yours on the 11th am very sorry for the Ill success you had at your Election, however patience must be had

      have rec[eive]d your Noble present for which I thanke you Am sorry you should put your self to the trouble & Charge, you may remember you gave me one last year but by the Care less[ness] of my servts it was Quite spoild my wife has given them a great Charge in their Care of this & I Doubt not but it will prove Extrordionary good

      the poor old Brewer Died at Ripon the other Day he had been married to betty Cook a long time as appears by many of her Letters to him & had got a good sum of money of her however Dolly my wifes Chambermaid went to see him at Mrs Kirbys & told them that he had his promised hir Marriage he had actually taken the Ship in & had all his ale from Crake he promisd to marry her very shortly & that they should live there she was mightily concernd at his Death I hear he had got moneys of her likewise all services from hence to your self & good Mrs Millington I am

      Your assured friend & humble servt

For Capt Millington at Dunham

p[er] Knuttsford bagg Cheshire via London

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