Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 22 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      22 Sept 1715


I Recd a letter lately from Mr Laidman & not knowing what post house he lives nigh, makes me inclosed it to you, I very much wonder that I have Recd no bills from Mr Reay & Comp & last post I sent them a bill for £100 & have not heard nothing of the receipt of it, if they have not already sent bills, acqt me whether they can draw, or not, if not shall send Servts for the moneys, we have herer a great noise of the high landers are up, & some Scotch L[or]ds at the head of them, let me know in your next the truth of it, always when you see my Sister Mitford give my Service to her I am

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