letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 22 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 22 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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	Newby 22 Sept 1713

      I had a letter this day from mr V Meel who complains mighty that you have not returnd him the mony wch you had of the brothers, wch faile not the do p[er] first post, I do not Value how the Exchange goes, so you have but a good bill, for I had rather given double the Sume but the mony had been returnd assoon as is come to yr hands, as you was ordered, I shall be very sorry to hear that if is not returned before this, faile not to bring me my acct tht we may set all things strait for shall hav occasion for all the monys wch you have in your hands so you may order yr business accordingly

      Should be glad to hear of yr Wifes safe delivery wth my blessing to you both and services to all Relations I am 

      Send me down by the very first ship 3 stone of the best block Tin directled for mr Skott Crane mastr of Yorke
Recipient unnamed but probably son Kit given another mention of his wife’s pregnancy.

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