Letters – Walter Blackett to John Jourdet – 11 Oct 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Oct 1733
Correspondent: Walter Blackett
Recipient: John Jourdet
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To John Jourdet Esqr. at Stockton                   Newcastle 11 Octobr 1733


Though I have not the pleasure of being known to you I hope the prevailing Custom of taking an uncommon Liberty upon these Occasions will plead my Excuse, Last Monday Mr Fenwick, Mr Carr & my self declared ourselves Candidates at the next Elec[ti]on for the Town, as there are a number of Freemen of Newcastle at Stockton I should be proud of having the Favour of your Intrest to obtain theirs, & their votes, I hope my request will meet with a favourable Reception, & I shall be ready upon all Occasions to pay a suitable regard to the obligation, being with great respect Sir yours etc  Wr. Blackett

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