Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 27 Sep 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Sep 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      27 Sept 1714

James

      Upon the receipt of this letter go & acqt them that pays halloway quit Rent as also the small Tyths that in case they pay any part of it to Sr John, or his ordr, you have the orders from me immediately to distrain for Sr John has no manner of Right or title to it, & if they the least Scruple it do you give it undr your hand that I shall bear them harmless, & if they will get any Note drawn (I will sign it) to Indemnify themselves you may read this part of my letter to them as soon as it comes to your hand

      Perceive you pd £30 to my son Christ[opher] as also £66 to Mr Walter Tankred

      As soon as Mr Fenwick has weighed off the other 300 ps lead do you send me the weight of them both, give my Service to Mr Featherstone & if he has occasion for any lead he may have mine for £8:17:6 but not undr, you do very well in going to Newburn so let me know Exactly how many pieces are their, that there be no mistake, & in case there be any laying at the half way ordr the carriage men to go for it immediately, let me know the names of all the gentlemen that stands for Morpeth by the very first post, or who are likely to carry it

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