Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 17 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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I Recd your letter by T Thompson as also yours by Ridsdale, & am sorry with all my heart to hear of the disorders in Northumberland, I hope there will be a Speedy End of them, acqt Mr Coulson I Recd his bill for £100 I wondr the Yarmouth bill is not paid for he writ it was a ery good bill & wd be pd when due, let me know whether Mr Silvertop does business every week at Newcastle, as he used to do, if not whether you think you can get to Speak with him, in case you went to his house at Stella, for I am unwilling he should Receive any more of my Rents till peaceable times, wch pray. God send soon faile not to let me have a line from you every Week
Undated but between 17 & 21. 17th used here

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