Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 21 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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James                     								July 21 1709

      I Recd. yours of the 16th with a bill inclosed which I have give you Credit for, Inclosed is a Rect. for Mr Mayor in full of all Rects so pray give it him & Receive the Ballance, give my Service to him and tell him I hope he’ll be as good as his word in Employing my son John when he has any occasion to trade to Rotterdam   Corn trades here at a very Extravagant price, I would have you reserve 12 bushells of Oates in case I should come to Newcastle the lattr. End of August, for Mr Wilkinson has given liberty that my horse may Stand in my Lady’s Stable, I perceive you cannot gett above 5 shill. a bowl for Oates, I must own I think it a very large price,  You need not expect any ordrs. From me about the disposall of yr. Corn for I leave it totally to yr own Judgement.  I owe some small matter for a Rundlett of Brandy to Mr Kelley So you may acqt. him that you have ordrs from me to pay him So you may do it at yr Convenience ,  with my Service to Mr & Mrs Brummell, & blessing to my Daughters,  I am yr Aff.  friend 

For Mr James Mewburne

Acqt me whether Sir Jno Delaval when he sees you inquires after us or not and whether he has not inquired of you when   I shall be in the North
Rundlett is a half size barrell

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