Letter – Edward Blackett to William Cavendish – 16 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Cavendish
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May the 16

May it please your Grace

      Am infinitely oblig’d to your Grace For your promise w[hi]ch you were pleas’d to make to Mr Aislabie upon my Son’s Acct, Am very sorry to be so troublesome but your Grace’s goodness and the Nature of the Request will I hope apologize for me at this time,

      I begg your Grace will have my son in your Thoughts when you see my Lord Orford, and then I assure my self he cannot Fail of Success having your Grace’s Assistance, humbly begging pardon for this presumption & trouble given your Grace by

      Your Grace’s Most Faithfull and most Obed[ien]t humble servt

For His Grace the Duke of Devonshire

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