Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 21 Jun 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jun 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Dr Kitty

My Ld Warrington will send to your house a picture of value and had done it before this but had forgot where you lived, if you can depend upon a mastr that will take a particular care of it, ship it by him, & direct it for Mr Scott Crane Mastr in York to be sent to Newby, I likewise shall send you a picture of great value for my Ld warrington, wch you must send by a careful porter, my Ld w[oul]d take it kindly if you waited on him at the same time yourself may with my humble Service, maria had a letter this day from my Lady Blacket who writes that my Br Bridges is in town & very ill, let me know how he is at pres[en]t & what his distemper is, I have been very much out of ordr my Self, in my return from the bath was oblig’d to stay 12 days at a place 40 miles from Newby, not being able to get any further, I am not perfectly recovered yet, but hope shall be well shortly, wth my blessing to you all I am


the above said is a copy of my last wch I hope came to your hand, pray take all the care imaginable of the picture, & pray ordr my Son Christopher, to ship the other picture wch is in his custody, in a Mastr that you an Interest In, that will take the like particular care of it, pray send your Servt wth the inclosed shall want 2 o[r] 3000 old flat tyles, so pray acqt me what quantity may be had in York. & the price by a line by the first post to 

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