Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 8 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      8 december


      Am very sorry to perceive by yours of my Dr Sister Mitfords weakness, I hope to god she may recover this illness & that we may see one another once more wch pray god grant,

      give my service to my Cousin Wilkinson & know of him if he did not receive a letter from me, & that I desire an answer of it,

      deliver the inclosed & let me know what this Mr John Anderson is, when you receive any moneys tho be it but £50 you may get a bill of Mr Reay Mr Fenwick of Mr Ridly for it, we have a report here that Frank [struck out: ‘Etherington Ellington’] Elrington was kill’d in Scotland, let me know if you have the same rept wth you or not.  I am –

My service to Mr Coulson & desire him to receive what moneys Wm Lows my Servt brings to him inclose a bill for it, & inclosed it for me Mr C Blacket on bread street hill

Mr John Anderson

I Rec’d your letter, but the time that Sr John has to rase the monys by the decree is not expired, they usuall give upon a motion 2 or 3 months time longer, so when he is absolutely foreclosed shall you shall hear from me, for fear this letter should miscarry by the post have inclosed a copy of it to my Servt Mewburn who will give you on Saturday

	Your assur’d f[rien]d to Serve you

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