Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 17 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Nedde                 						March 17  1709/10 

      I Recd yrs of the 14 this Morning, and am very glad by yr good friends interest you are in so fair a way of getting a Capt’s Commission,  Be sure you fail not to write me Every post, for am uneasy till I hear that yr Commission is post.

      I wish this Dr Sacheverill had never been born, for he has done more harm than Ever he’ll live to do good.  Am sure his Tryal has put you back in yr business very considerable.

      I perceive yr good friend Mr Aislabie designs to go with you to the Bishop of Ely, for he may if he please speak to the Queen  in yr behalf, lett me know what he said to you  As also my Lord Hallifax, for they have both very great Intrest , be sure you fail not to write me constantly Every post, and I hope in a little time you’ll give me an Acct. that you have got yr Commission which will be a great Satisfaction to me     With my Blessing to you    I am 

      yr most Affect Father

Mr Edward Blacket att Mr Saml Smirks

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