Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 18 Aug 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Aug 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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18 Augt


Am sorry to perceive by yours of the 13th that you had go a severe Stich in your side, & could not walk without trouble, if it continue wth you be sure ordr a good quantity of blood to be taken from you, since I came from the bath I had a evere Stich in my side, & was advised by the Doctors to have a great deal of blood taken from me, & was much better afterwds, I will have no lead brought from Newburn till it be first sold, I wish you could hear that Mr Fenwick, Mr Ridley or Mr Reay had occasion, Mr Ridsdale will be at Newcastle on Tuesday, he has an ordr to Serve upon Sr J[oh]n as also to take all the ten.ts answers concerning the ½ tyth wch Sr J[oh]n sues for, I will ordr him to come to the Inn so besure faile not to waite on him & he will appoint a day when you & all the tents must meet him, & give In their answers, faile not to give a line by Saturday nights post to know of the free porter clark when the last lead was Shipt & by whom

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