Letters – Walter Blackett to Thomas Robinson – 11 Oct 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Oct 1733
Correspondent: Walter Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Robinson
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr. Thos. Robinson at Sunderland                      Newcastle  Octobr 11 1733


When I last had the pleasure of seeing you, you were so kind as to promise me, your Intrest with the Freemen of Newcastle; I have declared my self a Candidate at the next Elec[ti]on & hope you will be so good as to use your Influence in my behalf I desire you will not look upon this as in the least doubting of your promise but to return you thanks for the friends[hi]p you were pleas’d to express to me, I shall be ever sensible of the obligation & am           

Sir              yours etc                  Wr. Blackett.

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