Letter – Edward Blackett to Julia Calverley – 7 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Julia Calverley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 7 1710/11

Dear Neice

      Your request to me is shall allwayes be an absolute Command so my Children will trouble with their Companies till my Nephew Calverley returne from Yorke

      P[er]ceive I have the good fortune to be your Valentine & have sent you by the bearer a Couple of hancker[chiefs] which is all I have left [struck out: ‘that are unwashed that came’] that were never used which I had from holland If had more of them they should be heartily at your service & pray believe me allwayes

      Most Afffect[ionately] yours
assumed to be addressd to Julia Calverley (formerly Blackett) EB’s neice (daughter of his brother William Blackett)

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