letter – John Blackett to Dorothy Porter – 14 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 14 Oct 1713
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Dorothy Porter
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Dorothy Parker

This brings you the Sad news of my Dear Ladys Death & tht they will want a Chamber Maid at Newby in Hannahs Roome for she goes away at Martinmass so upon Receipt of this Letter let me know whether you come or no, That Sr Ed may provide himself wth another if you come will send a horse for you 4 or 5 days before Martinmass, or if you hire a horse will pay for the hire of it wch faile not to do by the first post by a line to 

          yr friend


at Marrick


Honest Mr Conlin

I desire you will Send the Inclosed letter by a Carefull hand & you will much oblige 

	yr assured Friend

For Mr George Conlin at his house at Richmd 
Assumed to have been ritten by son John

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