Letter – Mary Rogers to William Blackett – 22 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Mary Rogers
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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I have heare taken upon me to present you with these few unpolished lines: for to intimate the recept of your most affectionat letter: of the 18 present; which informed me of the continuance, of your good: healths; I bless God we partisapate of the same merci; my Brother and Sister Bridges present thare duti unto you & my Mother; I will assure you we have received as kinde a reception from them as any persons wtsoever since our departure from Newcasll: for which we most stand indebted unto you and them; thare being nothing of merit in us ever to atain to a requitall; my Unckel & Aunt present thare servis to you; my Sisters humble duti & mine to your-self & my Mother; I shall not detain you longer: but only to imploar your pardon for this liberti; I remaine;

    Dear Sir; your duti[fu]ll & obediant daughter

      Mary Rogers

London July the 22 1676   

[on verso:] For Sir Willm Blackett Baronet in Newcastle

[annotated in another hand, possibly JEBlacketts:] Miss Mary Rogers letters to Sir W B 1670 1 76

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