letter – John Blackett to Mr Jones – 15 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 15 Oct 1713
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Mr Jones
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Jones 	15 Octobr 1713


The great affliction tht this family Especially my Father are in, for the death of my poor Lady is in Expressible, my father wants company very much & nothing will but diver him, he desires yrs assoon as passible you can, so pray let me have a line from you, by the next post whether I shall send horses for you, or you will come to Topcliff in the stage coatch, & shall be ready to waite upon you their, wth our Charriot at the time appointed, My father hopes you will not refuse him his request, little Mitty goes to be Educated by My Ld Warrington so leaves Newby quite [quiet] wch is a very great concern to my Father, by agreemt she is to come to Newby every Summer for a month or six Weeks, Capt & his wife goes wth her, so you may see my Father will have but very little company, I am

            yr Humbe Servt 


At mrs Hendrys house
Assumed to be by John

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