Letter – Michael Blackett to John Eden – 20 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Eden
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Unkell Eaden       Newcastle 8ber [October] : the 20th : 1676


My Aunt when she was here last told mee That when you were att Houghton you had something to say to mee of concernment; but that time my businesse was such that I could nott come; Soe that if you have any thinge worth writinge; I pray bee pleased to lett mee have itt in a line; for as my businesse Standes now I can nott tell you when itt will give mee leave to see you att Billingham my Respectes to you all I am

1. MB's mother-in-law Elizabeth (nee Buck) had a sister Margery who married John Eden of Billingham. He could be this person.

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