Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 25 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 25 1710/11

Dear Kitte

      Ime at present very well furnished with a Cook who is a very sober & understanding man in his business & as for Cook Sudell Ide better have given £100 then Ever have seen his face for he spoild severall of my horses in rideing out at night to the unknowledg[e] of the whole family but at last was happily discovered it was much to be wonderd at that his frequent going out at nights I gave not an opportunity to severall Idle fellows to Rob the house

      If your brother had got a Ship which he Expects Every day perhaps he might take him himself or recommend him to some Capt[ain] that might Employ him

      Your Customers at Ripon has all their moneys ready for you & would be glad to see you down, with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

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