Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 15 Aug 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Aug 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Dr Nedde

Am mighty glad to perceive by yours of the safe arrival I hope your friend Mr Aislabie will procure an order for the paying of your ship in a short time, I doubt not but you have waited on him before this, if not besure you faile not to do it, upon the receipt of this letter, If you call’d at the Madera’s I hope you remembred to buy me a h[ogs]h[ea]d or two of that wine, if you did then brother Christr will ship it for York, or shall pay you for it, after you have waited on Mr Aislabie acqt me whether you had any discourse about the last Election at Ripon, & what it was, I wonder you do not name Mr Lampton, your lieutenant, Mr Jackson, & <piles> brother whether they be living or dead, as also if there has been any sickness amongst your ships Crew since you left England, when you waite on Mr Aislabie besure give my Service to him wth my blessing to you I am

faile not to write to me constantly
undated but between other letters of 15th August.

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