Letter – Mary Yorke to William Blackett – 30 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Mary Yorke
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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This unexpected opertunety gives me An occasion a Gane to present you with my serves, and All so to tel you what Troubel and vexashion your sunn hath been in, Cansarning his setlment and all by the menes and mestakes of your Counsell and might I declare his doum for iff he should never Resave Fee from your family more, for he by his mistakes might have cased Great diffrances, which I hope the Good providence hath and will nowe preven, and that all Kindnes and love may be and Contened Amongst our Fameleys which shall be my desire, your sunn tells me we shall be Hapey in seing you before we bee for London which we desire God wiling this day senett [ie. seven nights, a week], and might obtan your Compney one 6 miles on our jurney that you may be a wetness of the A Complshment, of what your sunn desires so much it would be a Great Content to us all, I am Glad you can despose of the £1000 for your sunes use it Redey heare at your despose being All in hast save the presentment of all due servses from our Famely beseeching you believe to be Sr your very Humbel serven

      Mary Yorke

Novm the 30 76

[on verso:] To Sir William Blakett Baronet present newcastel

[annotated in another hand, possibly Wm Blacketts:] My Lady Yorkes letters in 1676

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