Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 8 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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I perceive by your Last, that my Cozen Mr Carr has a mind to have a room or two in Seaton house, goe & give my Service to my Sister Mitford & acquaint her that her Daughter has a desire to have a room or two in Seaton house, which if it be with her approbation shall agree to it but not otherwise, I shall give you notice when Mr Ridsdale will be at Seaton, I believe it will not be till the Latter End of this Month or the beginning of octor you need not make any more provision for him onley a peice of Beef & a peice of mutton, if you have not discharged the Carriage Men besure do it with all speed, not knowing very certainly when Mr Ridsdale will come over if Mr Coulson have not given my Son Chris Bills upon my acct for a hundred Pound desire him to send me one , I wonder their should be no Demand for Lead desire the free porter to acqt you of whome the last lead was bought of & when & the Price Currt give my Service to Mr Ridley & know of him if he have any mountain white wine and what per h[ogs] h[ead] I wonder that neither he nor Mr Fenwick hath occasion for Lead fail not to give answer of this Letter by the first post to

				Your friend
Undated but between the 8th and 9th

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