Letter – Mary Rogers to William Blackett – 1 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Mary Rogers
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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I have received yours of the 27 dy last  past wherin, you are pleased to complement with mee; in calling that A trouble which I shall esteem the greatest favour that you can confer upon mee; if I may bee imployed in any thing that is posab:le to pleasure you; duering my aboad here: lay your comands upon mee wherin I may serve you; and I shall most willingly doe my best indevour; which I hope you will be plesed to except of if it be not soe well as it mite be; sene I shall take [ ] care I can for to doe my best; my Unkel: Aunt & Cozens present thare servis to you: my sister presents her duti to you & my Mother; praye give give me duti unto my Mother; I shall not detain you longer; only to let you know that it shall be my ambition to be soe quallified as you may think I merit the name of;

      Your dutifull & obedi:t daughter

      Mary Rogers

London July the 1 dy; 1676   

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