Letter – Mary Yorke to William Blackett – 19 Dec 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Dec 1676
Correspondent: Mary Yorke
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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I praise God we had A very good and safe jurney and came hether on Wednesday Last After we parted from you we came to donkester in good time whear I could not preval with your sunn to Runn the Haserd of your disinheriting him, but we there had the seremoney of the sackposet and nowe none is more hapey then thus cupel Thinkes them selves to be, my daughter presents you Sr with her Humbel duties, and all so what is furtherdew from her to all your Relashions, and we all Acknowledg your Obligashion in the Troubel you have your selfe  In Afording us your presence at parting, the wether is so strveing I can skarse hould A pen in my hand, and nowe onely gives my serves to my Lady Blacket Remaning Sr

      Your sarvent and affecinat Sister

      Mary Yorke

[on verso:] To Sir Willm Blackett Baronet at his house in Newcastel

[annotated in another hand, possibly JEBlacketts:] Lady of Yorkes 1676

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