Letter – Edward Blackett to John Delaval – 16 Nov 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Delaval
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Sr					Newby the 16. Novr. 1713

I received yr lr & the proposall you make is soe much less than what is undeniably due to me, that I can shall never consent thereto, & if the Estate will not pay my just debt, am positively resolved to try what can be made of it, you may be sencible, that the hardship is as great on my Side as yors. & could wish you would pay what is due without any expence being satisfied it is for yor. advantage soe to doe for the Intrest every half year runs to a great Summ.  Soe what my Lord Chancellor thinks fitt to decree, we must both acquiess howevr. I much rather have the Familly <have> the Estate than any other being I am  Sr  yr most humble Servt

To Sr Jno Delavall Bart.

At NewCastle

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