Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 24 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Nedde          							Febry 24

      I Recd both yrs of the 19th and 21st  this morning the former should have come the post before, upon Rect. Of this go & give my Service to Mr Aislabie & know whether he Recd my Lettr of the 14th tho I doubt it did not come to his hand by Reason I have heard nothing from him Since, desire Mr Aislabie to speak to Mr Sharpe that he would Introduce you again to the Bishop of Ely, and then he’ll Acqt you what he has done in yr Affair,  I believe you have only been Once to wait on him so tis full time you wait on him Again,  Inclosed is a Lettr to my Lord Hallifax, your uncle Yorke will Speak to my Ld. Castlecomer to introduce you, and give my Service to his Lordship when you deliver my Lettr,   know of Mr Aislabie whether he spoke to Sr Ja. Montague about yr preferment.

      Yr Uncle Yorke is much better Acquainted with my Lord Wharton than my Selfe, so give my Service to yr uncle and desire him to move my Lord Wharton in yr behalf.  You may Acqt yr uncle that I writ to my Lord Duke of Devonshire, the Bishop of Ely & my Lord Hallifax upon yr Acct. and I believe they have all very good Intrest at Court and in a little time some Others I hope will prevail for a Capts Commission for you, be sure you take care to speak to Mr Aislabie by all means to get yr Ordrs Renew’d, lett me know how long time yr Ordr was for and whether you have gott it Renew’d ,  Fail not constantly to Answer my Lettrs in every particular,  With my Blessing to you I am yr Most Affect. Father

For Lieut. Blacket

Fail not to give my humble service to my Ld Castlecomer when you see him

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