Letter – Edward Blackett to Francis Pemberton – 3 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Francis Pemberton
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr									April 3. 1710

      I Recd. yours with Dr. Wards Inclosd for wch. I thank you. I do believe Mr. Thornton would have procurd the moneys provided I’d have given him £5 1/2 p. Cent. he writ me that his Client Mrs. Lowther had £800 to putt out but she would not take less than £5 1/2 I am told your Neigh[bour] Mr. Binlows is the likeliest man in Yorkshire to procure a great sum of money for his sole business at London is in procuring & lending great sums, so if you have any Acquaintance with him I desire you’ll write him a line and Acqt. him that I have reason to Raise £1500 & upon what Acct. and the Reason why I cannot be Serv’d with my own, and if he can help me to it at £5 p. Cent shall give him undeniable West Riding security and take it as a fav[ou]r. I am informd tis his whole Concern, and I believe he’ll be very glad of the opportunity to serve me & gett money to himselfe in drawing the Security &c. As soon as you Received an Answr. from him pray lett me hear from you, and if there be occasion will desire your Company to meet me at his house any afternoon he’ll Appoint. All this family are much your humble Servts. we hope my Daughter Blacket & Miss are very much Recoverd   I am your

      obliged humble Servt.

Revd. Mr. Pemberton

Pray lett me hear from you as soon as conveniently you can

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