Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Denniston – 8 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Denniston
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 8


I rec[eive]d your letter & as for Mr Benson I have no Manner of Acquaintance with him Mr Aislaby is now with me & perceive by him that he does not Designe to Continue the Admiralty & tho he should he tels me it does not lie in his way to give any manner of preferm[ent] to any one that is worth Accepting I beleive in a very little time he will have an other Imploym[en]t & then perhaps it may lie in his way to do you a kindness & then you shall not want the recommendation of

      Your Assurd friend & Kinsman

Mr Edwd Denniston at the blewposts in St Martains Lane near the Church London
The letter is dated 8th October, but it can only have been November

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