Letter – Edward Blackett – 4 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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I Recd your Letter, & I do assure you that Newby Estate was not Charg’d with the paym[en]t of one farthing to Mr Cros Brothers but soley in his own power to dispose of as he thought Convenient, I heard that the Estate wch Sr Gordon farmed of the Duke of Buckingham was charged, for paying some small sums, but whether it be so or not I am not Certaine – this is all the Satisfaction can be given you By

      Your very Humble Servt
Undated but between 4 & 8 September. 4th used here. Addresee unknown.

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