Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 15 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 15


      This is a Copy of what I writ you p[er] Monday nights post, so in case it do not come to your hand you may p[er]use seal & Deliver the Inclosed to Mr Fenwick, and tho it did come to your hand & that you have delivered it to Mr Fenwick however go againe to him, & know whether he Inclosed me a bill p[er] frydays post, if not, gett one of him & Inclose it p[er] Saturday nights post, and Desire him to send me the Ballance for it, I know you’ll be at Stagshaw Fair, so order Harry Tulip to sell the Harriots which he will have from Will Lowes for I would by no means have them brought into Yorkshire by Reason of this great Drought we have no grass in our Pastures and the Beasts we have already are almost starvd, […] give my service to my Coz[in] Simpson & Coz[in] Wilkinson and desire them to Inquire my Wife out a good Housekeeper for she has very great need of One You may like wise speak to Mrs Brummell upon the same Acct and do you make inquiry your selfe. Deliver the Inclos’d to Mr Curtis I am 

      your Assured friend

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