Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Booth – 5 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      5 Oct - 1714


	The other side is a coppy of my last & the post I reced a Letter from the mastr of the phoenix, date the 20 July at Boston in New England, who writes me, the very words that the Captain at prsent has but Indifferent Health, yet I am in hopes his Youth & Exercise will overcome it, but that is at the disposal of the great Creator of all, whose will is not to be Contradicted, these Expresions makes me very uneasy, so pray discourse Captain Hogg & give a Line to 

	Sr Your most Obt Humble Servt

For the the Dean of Bristoll


      5 Oct - 1714

Captain Hogg


	I perceive by the late news papers, that you sail’d from Boston in New England & arrived in 5 or 6 weeks at Bristol [struck out: ‘I desire you’l do me the favour, to Acqt me by a post Letter’] my Son. Is Captain of the Phoenix whose Station is at Boston, so I desire you’l Acqut me wheither you heard anything of him as of his Health I had a Letter lately dated the 20 July at Boston in New England from the Maste of the Phoenix who acquts me that my Son the Captain was very much out of order, wch I am mighty sorry to hear, soe I pray doe me the Favour, to give me Line by the post, directing your Letter for Sr Edwd Blacket at Newby in Yorkshire, & I doubt not but it will come safe to hand your kindness in this shall always be own’d by 

			Your Assured Friend & Servt

For Captain Hogg Commander of the Hanover Galley

at Bristol via London

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