Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 4 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 4 1711

Dear Maria

      I rec[eive]d your Letter & I hope Mr Aislabie in a little will get Nedde a better station be sure when you see him give my most humble service to him & tell him I do make it my request that he will put him into a good station assoon as Conveniently he can & be sure you write me w[ha]t answer he gives you when your Quarter is due I have orderd Kitte to pay your £25 I wonder you should not desire to come down long before this, let your Let your Brother Kitte Know that the box of Oranges & Lemmons which he wrote me he had sent to the Carriers Store house never Came to hand have Discoursd three of the Carriers my self who Declares there was no such box in the Warehouse so he must Immediately order the Warehouskeeper to be arrested or otherways the goods will be lost I very much Question whether the man that he bought the oranges of ever sent them to to the Richmond Carriers Warehouse which he must be Informd of assoon as possibly he Can tell him likewise that I have wrote 4 Letters to him but rec[eive]d answers of none of them which I take mighty Ill with my blessing to your self & sister I am Your

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