Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 1 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 1


      Inclosed I send you Mr Hargrave the Attorneys bill in English being you know there was little done I think it is very unreasonable however give my service to him & pay him but tell him that I hope hel use me well for I may in a little time be a very good Customer to him & get him to make w[ha]t abatem[en]t you possibly can I have Inclosed you likewise my Attorneys letter & you may see w[ha]t reflections he makes upon his bill which you may make use of when you discover Mr Hargrave but do not shew him your Letter Acq[uain]t Will Lowes that I orderd you to write to him to hasten his Journey with all possible speed for & that I expected him at Newby long before this Acq[uain]t me w[ha]t a Coale & salt trade Mr Rodgers has had this last year & whether he be often at your lodge & If Sr John & his daughter be in mourning or not I hear that Mr Alderm[a]n Featherstone hes dangerous[ly] Ill but I hope it is not so 

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