Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 18 Apr 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Apr 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      April 18 1714

Dr. Kitty

I hope you got well to London & found yr. family in good health Inclosed I send you Mr. Bromells Letter I have discharged him of my Service, so you will be troubled abt no more bills on Mr. Horton upon receipt of this letter do you buy me a pound of the very best Super Fine black wax In town, & give it to Mr. Richd. Thomson of Furnivals Inn, & desire him to give it to one of his brothers tht. comes first down for they both now in London you have likewise inclosed two letters wch. came directd for you, give my Service to yr. father & Mother Savill & to the rest of yr. Relations, & desire my Sister Savill to buy me a Green Moohair bed let it be the best that can be made in town & well <?to>aterd & very fashionably made up let the lineing be a threed Satin, but the Colour I refir to her Self, onely I would not have it White for tht colour will Soile Soon, the breadth of the bedstead must be 2 Yards good, the hight of the Roome is 5 Yards high so the bed must be proportionally made up to tht that hight, with my blessing to yr. Self, Wife & little God Son I am

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