Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mowbray – 26 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mowbray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Mr Mowbray,

I Recd yours of the 23rd I desire you will order a new lease to be drawn & shall Sign it, & my Servt Mewburn will see your Counterp[ar]t – Sign’d at Newcastle and bring it to Newby wth him, for he must be here in a short time, & shall return the lease by him, Soonr your ordr it be done the better, for I believe shall go to Londn this winter wth my family, wth many thanks to you for the trouble given you by

 your assu[re]d f[rien]d to Serve You

Mr Dixon

Pray take a particular care to send the inclosed by a safe Messenger, & you will oblige

			Your assured Friend
Dixon was possibly a Hexham grocer, and used as a means of post reaching Allenheads, where Mowbray lived

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