letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 3 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 3 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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James       							Newby 3 Sept[ember] 1713

      I perceive by yo[ur]s of the 29th that you will Send me a note of what moneys you have paid & disburst out of this last half years Rent of Seaton Dalavall, & to whome, w[hi]ch besure faile not to doe,

      I am much in y[ou]r opinion that there will be no Occasion for then going to fallowfield for Mr Loraines lead may be as well all weigh[e]d off next Spring, for I do not designe it shall come down sooner,

      I Recd a letter from Fallowfield last post w[hi]ch acquaints me that Gerrard Dobson had taken a bargaine, the Shaft is on fallowfield side of the burne where the Oar was got before & that he is come to very good ore, how long she will prove no one can tell as yet, give my Service to Mr Mayor & tell him I heartily wish she may continue, acquaint me whether Mr Wrightson was Swone before the Election, that he was qualified having £300 a year according to the act of Parliament I can hear nothing as yet of my paper I am

Faile not to get a bill of y[ou]r assured Friend Mr Fenwick for the ballance of his Acc[oun]t & Send it me by the next post
‘Mr Mayor’ was probably Henry Reay of Newcastle, with whom EB had many edalings

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