Letter – Edward Blackett to William Robinson – 10 Sep 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Sep 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Robinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
  • Transcription
  • Notes
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font


      I shall not fail to Engage those few Freemen of Yorke, that lives in & abt Rippon, they went in the last Election for you & Mr Fairfax, & I doubt not but they’l doe Soe again-

	There are Several Freemen of Yorke that lives in, & nigh Leeds, Soe if you wou’d write a Line to Mr Lodge who is a Clergy man in Leeds, I doubt not but he wou’d make you a very good Interest, his Friends went to Yorke the last Election, & voted for you & Mr Fairfax, a Line to him will Certainly Secure them Soe heartily wishing you Success    I am

	Sr Your most Faithfull Humble Servt

For Sr Wm Robinson Bart Member of Parliament 


My Daughters gives their most Humble Services to my Lady & would have waited on her long before this But my Coach Horses being all Spoild wth Carrying my little Grandaughter into Cheshire in extreme hot weather one of them died & three more I doubt will never be fit for a coach again
Sir William Robinson, 1st Baronet (19 November 1655 – 22 December 1736), 1st Baronet of Newby-on-Swale, Yorkshire, was an English Whig politician who sat in the English and British House of Commons between 1689 and 1722. He was MP for York from 1698 until 1722.

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467