Letter – Edward Blackett – 7 Dec 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Dec 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby the 7 xbr 1714

Dr – Sr 

      I am infinately obliged to you for all yr favrs, I hope to God my son Ned may be indiferently well, though I have I have too much reason to fear the contrary but we must submit to God almightys will wch must be obeyd

      I shall be mighty glad to see you at Newby where none shall be more welcome the longr you take up yr quarters here the greater obligation I have to you So I heartily wish you a good, & a speedy journey wth my most Humbl Service to yr Lady & family I am 

      Dr Sr Most faithfully Yrs
presumably addressed to one of son Edward’s naval acquaintances

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