Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 22 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Brother Edw[ar]d       Newcastle Aug[us]t the 22d: 1676

      I Rec[eive]d In due time yo[u]rs of the 18th present; the Inclosed for Arnold Burdett shall God willinge send forward p[er] very first oppertunity ~

      I doe Continue my resolution of being att Billingham God spareinge mee health and life the 26th present and upon the 28th I shall expect yo[u]r Compa[ny]; where I am very certayne you will bee a Welcome Guest ~

      I have one Standinge by mee who desires to bee remembered unto you and will nott goe away till I advise you that you forgett yo[u]r p[ro]mise unto her about yo[u]r Pretty Dogg ~

      Noe Newes but that my Lady upon Saturday last; fell over a Dogg and broake her Arme; my Brother W[illia]m is Expected home to morrow I am:   MB:

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