Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 2 Jun 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jun 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Am Sorry to perceive by yrs. tht. Mr. Brumell is not to be Seen, but upon a Sunday, so besure you faile not to go to Newcastle on Sunday in the afternoon & get to See him by all means & fully discourse him about Mr. Selbys annuity, & acqt. him how ill I take it to charge it in his Acct., & not to have pay it, so Endeavoir to get that Sum of him, & what he owes me Shall give him longer time wch. you may acqt. him withal, I have dra[w]n a bill upon you at Sight, for Thirty pounds payable to Mr. Walter Tankred or ordr. & in fourteen days or three Weeks they will have occasion for another Small bill acqt. me the price of Beef, & Mutton wth. you <per> pound, as also the price of all Sorts of corn Winchester measure, tis now fine weather & the housband Men has least to do So I think it the properest time to get the Lead wch. is at the Mill down to Newburn, ordr. a Man at Newburn to pile it up as it comes their & keep an acct. of the Number of the pieces, I believe all the carriage Men are paid, if not, do you discharge them, & besure you go yr. Self & ordr. them to begin leed, acqt. me when Sr. John is Expected down, & how his daughtr. dos   I am

	yr. assured Friend 
undated, but between 2nd and 4th June. 2nd used here

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