Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Dawnay – 9 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Dawnay
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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My Lord

      I Rec[eiv]ed ye Honr of yo r Lordps  Letter I did hear If such a report was spread both at Ripon & in the North Rid, tht  yr Ldsp had a pention of -500 p[er] Ann[um], but neither my self nor any other I believe ded give any Credit to it, & this morning have sent yr Letter by my son to Ripon to be perused by the Gentlemen their, so I heartily wish yr Ldsp success I am

      Intirely Yr Ldsps Faithfull Humble Servt 

For The Lord Downe
2nd Viscount Downe, 1664-1741, MP for Yorkshire

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