Letter – Edward Blackett to John Tempest – 13 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Tempest
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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I have heard it was Scandalously reported at yr. Sessions at Durham tht. I kept a Waggon for Convaing of Vagrants I desire you will acqt. them tht. it is Notoriously false & I desire you to do me the favr. to acqt. me by a line who it was tht. Said raised that report & you will oblige

      Sr yr. Humbe. Servt.

[struck out: ‘Mr.’] John Tempest Esqr.

In Silver Street Durham

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