Letter – Edward Blackett to Captain Pym – 24 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Captain Pym
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Newby Oct 24 1714

Capt Pymn

      Last week I read in the Newse Paper that Capt Pym Commander of Increase lately arrived at Bristol from Newfoundland, so I desire you’l doe me the favour to let me know by a line from your own hand whither you see or heard any thing of the Phenix man of War and Whither the Capt was in good health or not for I heard about a month ago that he was not very well. Pray oblige me in this directing your lettr for Sr Edward Blackett Bart at Newby In Yorkshire & shall take it as a favour

      I am your humble servt 


For Captain Pymm Commandr of the Increase at Bristol

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