Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 6 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      this is a copy my last was in hopes of hearing from you, and Mr Fenwick before this, so upon the receipt of this letter, go to Mr fenwick & know of him if he has sent me my acct & bills for the ballance if not desire  him to do it wth all possible speed, & tht the bills may be of short date as he can, by reason I have bought a piece of land wch must be pd for very shortly, I expect the commission will be down to morrow or Sunday, & then shall give you notice to come over faile not to let me know what answer Mr fenwick gave you by Saturday nights post, by a line to , if bills cannot be had at Newcastle, must be obliged to send for the monys I am ,

      I recd yr letter Yesterday, & do much admire you give me no acct of the receipt of mine & mr fenwicks letter of the 1 instant,
undated but in sequence between others of 6th and 7th Jan

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