Letter – Edward Blackett to George Booth – 15 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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My Lord

	I Begg your Lordsps pardon, that I have not sooner own’d the Favour of your Lordsps Letter, but Indeed, we are in such a Hurry hear, abt our parliamt men, that one has not little time to minde their own Concerns, but I hope it will be over in a short time,

	I know my Dear Mitty’s Maintenance wou’d be punctuall pd, & ever shall be so, & please God as long as I live,

	I perceive by a Letter lately from Captain Milington, that he has reced 4 Boxes two parcells & a Copper Cisteren, if their be any of her dear Mamma & Granmammas Books in the Boxes or any other thing that may be of use to Mitty pray let her have them, the rest of the things I have given Mrs Milington, [struck out: ‘not knowing in the least wt are in the Boxes,’]

	I Believe your Lordsp will make no long stay at London, so I heartily wish your Lordsp a good Journey down, & pray Believe me always

	Your LdSps Most Faithfull & most Obedt Humble servt

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