letter – John Blackett to Isabel Blackett – 16 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 16 Oct 1713
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Isabel Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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    	16 Octobr 1713

Sister Bella

my Father Recd yr letter, but is in so great a concern for his loss tht he cannot ut en to paper, so ordered me to acquaint you tht you may buy a Crape Gown & petticoat for mourning at Knaesbroug & what other small things are Necessary & send the note to Newby & he well send you money to pay for it, the bearer will give you a little box of pills you may take 5 of thm at a time as you have occasion for they are very safe Physick, my father is Extreemly troubled tht you should have the least thoughts of coming to Newby, he has a great many troubles upon him & he says to see you would Increase them, he gives his Service to Cousin Norton & all his good Family, & would be very glad to see him here to morrow to discourse him about some business, he gives you his blessing & believe me

      yr affect Brother

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