Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 15 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      15 Sept 1715


I perceive you have got me 12 lb of peper at a very low price wch am glad off, you need no trouble your self to get any more till you hear from me, as for brandy it will be very troublesome to get here, besides the hazard, so you need not Endeavour to get any, I perceive the roof of the old wash house is fallen down so you may make use of any other place to wash in, give my Service to my Sister [struck out: ‘Mitford & know’] I hope you have asked her whether it is her desire that her daughter should come to Seaton I am

			Your Friend

Do not go to fallowfd till Mr Ridsdale & you have made an absolute End wth Ten.ts besure faile not to write me constantly once a week, you writ me formerly that there was one Mr Anderson inquired of you whether I would dispose of Seaton delaval or not, the same man came to me about 10 d[ays] agoe wth the same question, inquire what he is, would gladly know upon whos acct he comes, or whether he be an acquaintance of <Rawlins>, or not, 

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