Letter – Thomas Norton to William Blackett – 3 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 May 1676
Correspondent: Thomas Norton
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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      It may <affen> you that my daughters maladies are abated & she sleepes soundly we are near Rippon & hopes (through God’s mercy) for recovery. I hope the <love> will continue her & that she may have opportunities to acknowledge yo[ur] <indcarme.. to her>.

      If you please to supply me with yours, will after discharge a debt, or serve her (if beggars may be chusers) I desire whittfeild may bring it to Rippon to Aldeman Gibsons. My <…..> to all sr your most affect. Br & servt

      Thos Norton


May 3rd 76

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