Letter – Edward Blackett to Blackett Mitford – 24 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Blackett Mitford
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Nephew Mitford                      					March the 24 

      Since my Lettr to Mr Forster last post I Rec’d. one from yr Mother, who writes me that yr Father will not give you six pence the words of her letter as by Reason of yr <knaves> dealing in yr last concern with him, And as for her she’s not able to give you any thing, however desire Mr Forster to pay you ten pounds, & take yr Rect. Send, and inclose it by the first post to Mr Wilkinson, and I will pay him the money, or he may draw a bill upon me for £10 alright and inclose it to him, and shall ordr my Steward to pay him, I heartily wish you a good voyage & success in all yr undertakings

      I am yr most Affect. Uncle &c

For Mr Blacket Mitford att Mr Child’s in Love Lane 

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