Letter – Edward Blackett to John Douglas – 2 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Douglas
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                                                    					Janry 2  1709/10

      Am much obliged to you for the favr of yr Lettr  the whole house will be little enough for my family,  I hear that Mrs Blakiston will be very unwilling to leave the house, if so, I will have no thoughts of it, for I would not by any means disoblige her, I hear that Sr Jno. Delavall is or has been very ill, pray inquire as from yr Selfe if there is any Danger, Acqt me by the first post

      I am Sr, yr most humble Servt 

John Douglas Esq. / At his house in Newcastle

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