Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 11 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 11 1710

Dear Maria

      I perceive by yours that your are returned from [Ember] I have given your brother Kit a bill for £25 for you to Day for your table etc I have also paid him w[ha]t Alethia paid her Apothicary which was [missing] 9d I have writ each of you a letter which your brother will give you assoon as he comes to London so consider well when you read the Letter he Expects to be there on Tuesday or wednesday seventhnight with my blessing to you both I am

      Yours most affect[ionate] Father

If you want any coals you may buy them for shall be at no more Charge you cost me £55 a year more then if you livd at Newby w[hi]ch Ime sure my purse cant aff[or]d long

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