Letter – Edward Blackett to John Blackett – 1 Aug 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Aug 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      August 1 1714

Dear Jacky

      Am glad to perceive by yors that my Nephews Horse, came in so good a place, & that his Horse wch runs on Tuesday, there is great Hopes of his getting the plate, give my Service to my nephew, & tell him I heartily Wish him success

	Send to the Coachman & acqut him that I am reconciled to my old Servt, & that he need not trouble himself to come to Newby, 

      desire Mr Banks to get the rainges done wth all Expedition, Imaginable, you did well to speake to Mr Scott, as alsoe to Mr Mashrother, the Boat will certainly be down abt 12 a Clock, Soe order Mr Gray to get the runlett of vinegar ready to return by the same Boat, & as for the ½ Hog[s]h[ea]d of Wine, I wou’d Gladly have it come at the same time, provided he can hire an Honest Servt to come wth it, in case he doe the Servt must be sure not to leave the Boat at any time, I hear Sr Wm designes to goe to Scarbrough from Yorke, but tell him I hope he’l see Newby before his return to London- wth my Blessing to you all  I am

      Yor affectionate Father

The Horses Shall not fail to be at Yorke on Wednesday by 6-or-7 a Clock, give my Service to Alderman Redman & tell him I shall be very glad to see him at Newby, & I wou’d willingly know when I might Expect him, for I want Company very much

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