Letter – Edward Blackett to William Norton – 11 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Norton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      11 9br-1714


      I am very sorry to hear that you have been very ill of late I hope this severe Fitt, will make you be more Carefull of yr self, & not Ride to late at nights, but always to go home wth day light, will Engage you will not have such severe Fitts of the Gout, as you formerly have had, if you’l follow my advice, will take care that Chris Almond have the -10- at St Andrew day as you desire wth my most Humble service to yor Lady I am 

      Most Affectionately Yr

For Wm Norton Esqr These Sawley
Norton, related to EB via his wife Mary Yorke, married EB’s daughtrer Isabella in 1715

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