Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 26 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Dear Kitt

      I recd the hops this day have not as yet weighd them, shall send you next week two h[ogs]h[ea]ds of ale the one for you & the other for my self & keep them in your celler till I come to London,

      Poor unfortunate Mills pray for you both day & night for the good End you have made for him pay the £13 & take in his bond & give a note under your hand that the Clocke shall be deliverd Either today or to morrow as allso take a recpt in full for that Debt which I believe he cannot refuse to give you

      I was in hopes to have sold my Lead before this, if I had you should have had bills returnd you befire this, I hear the rebells in Northumberland are disparc’d & peace and quietness in that Countrey, so the trade will florish in Newcastle as formerly, all this family gives their loving service to you & yours with my Blessing to yourself I am

	Your most affeton.d Father
Undated, but between 26 Oct and 4th Nov. 26th used here.

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