letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 24 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 24 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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	24 Sept 1713

           Waugh brought the Wine safe to Newby friday in the afternoon, I thank you for the kind inquiry ofter my leg, thank God it is now perfectly well againe, I Recd the bill for the ballance of mr Fenwick[s] Acct the bills comes at a very long date you know I used formerly to have them at 12 or 15 days date I hope in a little time there wil be a demand for lead againe, assoon as the parliamt sits the first thing they [do] will be to pass the bill wch concerns the trade [with struck out: ‘France’] & then I hope lead will advance in price, we havehad here the finest corne harvest wch has been known [in] the memory of man, & I hope you have had the same asoon as you have got the harvest & can spare a little time, I would have you come over, & set the last half years Rent straight, I wish you could get me a little Cavyare you may bring it in a little box dwhen you come to Newby you may have it well tyed down wth a strong string, & may bring it wth Ease in yr coat pocket

           I know there would be no opposition for the county, let me know if many appeared for my Lord Hertford, & who they were I am

           Yr Assured Friend

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