Letter – John Blackett to Nicholas Fenwick – 3 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Oct 1714
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Fenwick
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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	This day my Father reced a Letter from Mr Jackson, my Brother Captains Master who gives an Acct of my Brothers Indisposition my Father is the more concerned, because he uses the following Expression wch makes him think he is dangerously Ill (Boston July the 20 Your Son the Captain has his Health very Ill, I hope 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

	I desire you will lett me know by the first post, if you have reced a Letter lately from the Captain, or any belonging to the Ship, pray make Inquiry of any Masters of Ships that came lately from Boston, if they know anything of the phoenix & how the Captain does pray give a line by the very first post & you will oblige all this Family very much. I am

				Sr Your Humble Servt

					Jo. Blacket

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