Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 25 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 25

Dear Nedde

      I rec[eive]d yours of the 22th I do not know any one person that I can write to in London upon such an affaire as you Desire, I believe if you spoke your self to Mr Bateman he p[er]haps might furnish you with one hundred pounds & assoon as I have sold my Lead which I hope will be shortly shall send you a bill

      Parces brother who plays very well of the pipes is now at Newby he is about 15 or 16 years old let me know by the very first post whether you would have him sent up by the Carr[i]er or not he Designed to have gone on thursday next but is Disapointed, so shall have time Enough to hear from you before the next Carier go you make up your Letters after so odd a manner that they come double chargd to me with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

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