Letter – John Blackett – 29 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1715
Correspondent: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Am much obligd to you for your kind inquiry after our healths, my father has not been abroad this long time, is very uneasy if he walks but once or twice the long of the gravel walk, we have £100 bill by us its payable in less than 20 days, you may have it if you, please we also expect bills every post, good bills are very scarce at Newcastle, but you may always depend upon the bills wch you have from my father to be  Extraordinary good wth all our most humbl Services to your self, & family, my father has no thoughts in going for Londn till the latter End of the Year having Great business wch will detain him till the 17 of December be past I do not know what Yates design to do, but when I see him will, Incourage him to set up at Burrowbridge
undated but between 26 & 29. 29th used here. Possibly by John Blackett, who at other times wrote on his father’s behalf.

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