Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 7 Jan 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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       [struck out: ‘Newcastle’] Newby 7 January 1713/4


      I perceive by yrs. of the 2 Instant that you are in hopes of Receiving one hundred & Fifty pounds of the Tenants by Saturday wch. is very well, you may continue Receiving what mony the tenants are willing to pay but be sure do not destrain of any of them wch. refuses to pay their rents, yesterday a Mercht. from London was wth. me who came last week from Newcastle, he tells me he had one <xxx> for mony to take bills upon very Substantiall Merchts. In London wch. acquaint Coulson off, at ten days after date I may as well have it & loose it Since I have mony in their hands, if Mr. Coulson has not paid Mr. Bernardeau Fifty pound upon Mr. Richd. Gowlands Acct. post master of Borrowbridge I do desire you do it & acquaint him upon whose acct. it is, to Morrow I go for Yorke so direct for me their, I perceive by a letter from Wm. Lows by the last that he has pd. Mr. Coulson £264, So desire him to Send me bills for the Su<m> at as Short Sight as possible

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