Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 13 Jan 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jan 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby the 13 Jannary


      This is a copy of my last mr fenwick sent me acct wch I found right, as also 2 bills of Exchange they were of so long date, none would pay mony for thm without 3s in the pound, so I have writ mr fenwick by this post, tht i will Send my servts back wth them, & bring the ballance of my Acct wch I desire may be put into gold for the easy carriage, I wd not have straned mr fenwick for mony, but as I writ you before I bought a piece of some land Joyning upon Newby wch must be pd for on candlemass day, so I would have you return wth my Servts & do not ride but betwixt Sun & Sun, you may quilt the gold in yr britches wast band, assoon as I hear from mr fenwick shall Immediately Send my Servts to Newcastle so do you know of him the day, & besure be you their the night before, give a line by Saturdaynights post to desire mr fenwick not to faile to write by the same, I am 

      Yr friend

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