Letter – Edward Blackett to Captain Harcourt – 15 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Captain Harcourt
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Nov 15


I perceive by my steward at Fallowfeild that one of my workemen Benjamin Frost has Listed him self under you he is an Extrordionary good workeman it Will be a very great Loss for me to part with him besides he has a wife and famiy which will be a Charge to me in case you take him I must own your great Civility to my steward Mr Peart & when you come into yorkeshire shall be mighty glad to see you at Newby which is the Direct Road to London If I may be serviceable to you in this County you may Command your obliged humble servt

For Capt Harcourt these [presents] Hexham

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