Letters – Walter Blackett to Watson & Sutton – 11 Oct 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Oct 1733
Correspondent: Walter Blackett
Recipient: Watson & Sutton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Messrs Watson & Sutton Merch[an]ts in Stockton     Newcastle 11 Octobr 1733


That I have not the honour of being known to you is my misfortune but flatter my self you will not add to it by refusing my request upon that acco[un]t; the freedom which I here take I hope will not appear so great if you please to consider the unreasonable Libertys which are often assumed upon the like Occasion, Having declared my self Candidate for the Town at the next Elec[ti]on for members of Parliament, I shall be very sensible of the Obligation if you will please to use your Endeavours to influence our Freemen who are at Stockton in my behalf, I shall be glad to receive a succesfull Answer & am 

                                                                       Gentle[me]n yours etc  Wr. Blackett 

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