Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Castlecomer – 26 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Castlecomer
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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My Lord                             							Dec  26  

      I am desired by my neighbour Mr Fawcett to make his son’s Case known to yr Lordship, he has been in the Excise nigh these two years, and June last yr Uncle Mr Montague coming into the Country to make Examination how the officers of Excise behave themselves found this poor man guilty of a trivall fault to discharge him of his Employment  Am informed tis not usual for the Commission of Excise to turn out an officer for the first fault but only to reprove him, so inclosed is his Petition to the Board of Excise, which I desire you’ll do me the favour to Inclose to yr Uncle Montague (and to whom pray give my humble service) and as he was the person that turned him out I desire he’ll go so far as to restore him upon his good behaviour

      Yr Lordship’s most faithful humble servt 

Rt Hon’able my Lord Castlecomer Kirklington  These [preents]

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