Letter – Edward Blackett to John Robinson – 16 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Robinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Jno. Robinson                        					June 16  1709

      I Recd yr Lettr and yr Selfe onley is to blame in not being concerned for me, you write me that upon the Rect of my Letter you writ to me which never came to my hand, nor do I believe any such Lettr was writ, for when you were last at Newby which was not long before Mayday, you never so much as nam’d [struck out: ‘or said a thing’] how I desired to have my business managed at Winlinton which made me write to Mr Brummell and in case he had not agreed to my terms, should have Employed my Lord Widdrington’s Steward, for no body could think otherwise but that you Slighted the Concern

      Yr Acct of the Repairs & Arrears I have by me and shall Examin them in a little time there was a good Arrear at yr Father’s Death and sevrall Arrears since and I cannot find how they are adjusted so let me know the manner of all those Tenants that were in Arrear that are insolvent, and where they’re gone to, for I would willingly have all things sett straight that Concern Win[la]ton Lordship, For am sure formerly I us’d but to make a very indifferent Lett of it,  Lett me hear from you at your Convenience and give yr Lettr Either to my own Servt or James Clark, and then it cannot miscarry and for that reason I inclose my Lettr to one of them that you may not have the Excuse that they miscarried             I am yr assured friend

Mr Jno. Robinson att Bladon

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