Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Blackett – 5 Feb 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Feb 5

Dear Nedde

      I p[er]ceive by Mr Aislabie this post that he’s signd your Commission to Command the Phenix a sixth Rate & you are designed for the Channell Service & after you have servd some time in her he’ll take the first opportunity to advance you so you may see w[ha]t obligations both you & I have to him be sure you be both Diligent & Carefull & I hope you need not Question in a little time better preferm[ent]s

      have writ to y[ou]r Bro[ther] Kit by this post to pay you fifty pounds & in a little time I hope shall be able to spare you more shall send him a bill for y[ou]r moneys in a very little time with my blessing to you I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

be sure you take care to returne Mr Aislabie a great many thanks & also wait upon Mr Paton

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