Letter – Edward Blackett to Deal Postmaster – 30 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Deal Postmaster
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby Nover 30 1714


      this day I perceive by the Evening Post that on the 24 Past a ship Called three sisters Capt. Reakes Comder from new Englan, came into your Port, I desire you’l doe me the favour to acquaint me how I may direct a leter t the Sd Capt, I have a son that Com[m]ands <the> Phenix man of war, and would Gladly hear if they heard any thing of the ship or whither the Capt was in good health &c. He did Carrey Generall Nicolson to Annoplis Royall in novia Scotia and was to return Imediatley to Boston in new England where his Station was, your favour in this in giveing me a line Derecting your Letter for Edw Blacket Bart at newby In Yorkshire will very much oblige  Sr 

      Your assured Friend & humble Servt 

To Mr Postmaster Of Deal In Kent

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