Letter – Edward Blackett to Aletheia Blackett – 13 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Aletheia Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Aletheia                               					8ber 13

      Yr last Lettr. I Rec’d but Wednesday morning but ought to have come to hand on Monday morning.  I perceive Mr Rogers has offer’d Tom Armstrong 6£ a year, So I will by no means be the poor Fellows hindrance, or have any further thoughts of him and if I had known he had been <… … was …>  have Concerned my Selfe with him by any means <….> he Expects I should be kind to him over and above his wages, so considering he has a wife at Newcastle it will be much more for his advantage to Stay in Town So upon Rect. of this Lettr send to him and Acqt him with what I write with my Blessing to you both I am yr most Affect. Father

Mrs Aletheia Blacket

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