Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 20 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      I perceive by yrs. of the 15th. tht. you have not as yet receiv’d the ballance of Mr. Brumell besure do it assoon as conveniently you can give my Service to Mr Featherstone & Comp acqt thm. that have no Occasion for any French Clar<ret> by reason I design Shortly for the Bath, you need not trouble thm. about a bill, for Mr. Tankred would have a bill for £50 or £60 payabl. to his brother so Shall give him a bill at or on 10 days sight for the Sd., you write me that there is 41 p[iece]s of lead deliverd Mr. Fenwick but does not mention the weight, am very sorry to hear of Mrs. Rogers Illness, I hope yr. Next will give an acct. of her being much better

      If you have not an Exact acct. of the lead from the Wherry Men at Newburn, I would have you go yr.Self & count them, you must go at an Ebb tide or else Some of the pieces will be coverd wth. water.
undated but in sequence between two of 20th May

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