letter – John Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 7 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 7 Oct 1713
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr Pemberton

Sr according to yr desire, I acquaint you tht may Lady departed this life just at 4 a clock my fathers remins you to let my Lord Warrington & the Dean of Bristol know of her death, & tht he was not in a condition to do it himself I am 

      <In haest> yr Very humbe Servt 
Undated, but from a later letter Lady Blackett died on ‘Wednesday’, which was the 7th October. It appears to have been written by Edward Blackett’s son, probably John, who was living at home with his parents at the time of their bereavement.

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