Letter – Diana Blackett to George Booth – 15 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Diana Blackett
Recipient: George Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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My Lord                   						Augt. 15  1709

      Sir Edward Blacket hath lately made Settlements upon my Son and Daughter, In consideration of which he is to have my Daughter’s portion convey’d to him, which your Lordship will See they have done, but yr Lordship’s father being a Trustee in the Deed of Settlement made upon my Marriage with Sir Ralph Delaval, and that trust Descending to yr Lordship, we desire yr Lordship will be pleased likewise to Execute the same, with all our most humble Services to yr Lordship, my Lady & Lady Betty   

      I am  yr Lordship’s  affect Aunt & Humble Servt.

For The Right Hon’able The Earl of Warrington
Diana Booth married Ralph Delaval and then Edward Blackett. George Booth, the Earl of Warrington, was her nephew. Though in his wife’s name this letter is in the same hand as others in Sir Edward’s letter book.

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