Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Wade Preston – 15 Feb 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Feb 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Wade Preston
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Wade  Preston  Esqr.   New Grange                                  Newcas  15th February  1778

Near Leeds    Yorkshire 

Sir  I received your Letter of the 9th instant and observe the Contents.  Sir John Trevelyan is left sole Executor by the late Sir Walter Blackett     No Legacy is left to the Family of the late Mr. Wade nor is this name mentioned in the Will or Codicil.  

     I am with best Respects to Mrs Wade & yourself etc  JEB 

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