Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 15 Mar 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Mar 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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I perceive by yours that Mr Mowbray & Jacob peart made a bargain wth Loraine wth the workmen, if so, they must be paid according to the agreemt, let me know by the first post what lead is laying at the Mill, both of lorains, & the waste Oar, I wondr you give me no acct what you have done in Mr Selbys business, concerning the arrears of his annuity, I cannot believe that any of the tenants of winlaton owes brumell anything, or ever gave him any security, wch you may soon inform yourself, from Mr Silvertop, you may acqt Mr Hembden who I know nothing off, that I design to sell Seaton Delavall as soon as I can find a good purchaser, & that he may view it when he pleases, Endeavoir if it be possible, to know who it is, that would purchase it, I be not mistaken hembden is an attourney in town, I do not believe there is any in Northumberland that is able to buy it Excepting Mr Bacon, deliver the inclosed to Mr Atkinson who I perceive has sent me a present of fish
no date, but sequence within letterbook suggests 15th March

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