Letter – Edward Blackett to John Sharp – 31 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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D[ea]r Sir         							Octobr.  31

      I begg pardon that I did not before this own my Acknowledgements for yr good company at Newby.  As also for yr kind invitation to Bishopthorpe,  I fully designed to have Waited upon you, but yr going so suddenly to London   Am sensible you must be in a hurry, therefore I begg yr Excuse for deferring my Visitt till yr Returne, and then I hope shall not be worse than my promises, pray make all our most humble duty Acceptable to his Grace, and our best Service to my Lady & Selfe heartily wishing you all a good & safe Returne Journey  with a Continuance of all yr health, if I could be any way Serviceable to you whilst absent none shall be more <ambitious> for yr Concerns than    

      Dr Sir yr most Faithfull humble Servt

Jno Sharpe Esq.

When you come to London pray oblige me with <contact> by the post boy

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