Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 21 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Broth[er]: Edw[ard]:      Ditto    [Newcastle 21 October 1676]

I have noe newes to tell you nore more to Inlarge upon then to give you notice that Tis reported In Towne that my Father some day next weeke is to meete my Lady Yorke about the businesse you know of and that hee Intends to goe from hence upon Monday morninge next how farr this is true I am satisfied that you know best yo[u]r selfe for my part I neither know nor can learne any certaynty of the designe if such a thing bee I wish you all happiness Immaginable I am confident there will bee noe long dispute In the Case for if yo[u]r affections bee settled I dare Sweare my Father will never bee aganist itt butt rather promote itt; soe goe on and prosper In Gods name w[ha]t I write pray keepe to yo[u]r selfe; but Brother I wonder my Capones came nott I begin to bee fearfull they will come too late for if they come nott this next weeke I shall nott have time to feed them this is to putt you In minde of yo[u]r promise for I assure you I will nott lett you forgett itt I am


My humble Service to Madam Y: if you thinke fitt I meane To the younge Lady ~

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