Letter – Edward Blackett to Albert Silvertop – 13 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Albert Silvertop
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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							Newby the 13 May 1714

Mr. Albert Silvertop at Stella


I have been much abroad of late or otherwise would have answered yrs. of the first of May long before this.   I can write you little more but what formerly, am willing to give you £20 a year provided you pay me my Rents within 20 or 30 days after due provided I have Occasion for mony, If not you may have a longer time in discharging of them, I do believe you must Sometime take up £50 or a £100 for 3/m but the interest is but very inconsiderable as to the Sallery for the Receiving so Small a Rent, so if you like this proposall let me hear from you, & shall Send you a Rentall wth. an ordr. to Receive the Rents - when you write to my Ld. Witherington pray give my humbe. Service to him I am

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