Letter – Edward Blackett to Christian Mitford – 12 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christian Mitford
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby 12th Feb 1714/5

Dear Sister

      I recd the inclosed by the last post with much Satistfaction its from yr  son my Nephew Blacket midford from the factory of Bombay in the East Indies it pleases my very much that he minds his business so well and if please god he lives he will be a great man and a Credit to his family and all his relation I did perswaide him to goe there & got him a lettr of recommendation from my friend mr Aislabie to his brother who is chief Governor there for the East India Compay I can write you no more only refer you to his letter which I know will please you mighty well with my kind love and Service to your self and family 

      I am Dr Sister your most Affectionate Brother and  Humble Servt 

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