Letter – John Blackett to Henry Lodge – 24 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Nov 1715
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lodge
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Dr Sr

I had the satisfaction yesterday to receive a Letter from you, & am much obliged to you for your kind wishes, which shall always be own’d by me, pray let me know by the Bearer what day next week I shall come to Leeds & shall not fail to waite on you, I hope your friend Mr Lowther will Contrive matters so as we may dine at Methley, which my father thinks will be much better, all this family joyn’s with me their Humble Services to your Self & Mrs Lodge & pray believe me; Sr

      Your most obliged & most faithful humble Servt
Undated but between others of  24th Nov. Possibly written by John Blackett

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