Letter – Edward Blackett to John Wilkinson – 14 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Coz. Wilkinson                       					March 14

      I desired Mr Brummell the other day to give you a Lettr which I Recd. from my nephew Mitford, and inclos’d is another which I desire you’ll peruse, he’s putt to very hard Shifts, and tis a pity he should want a small Sum to pay for his Passage, I desire you’ll spare so much time as to go to Sighill & and Read my Sister Mitford both the lettrs and in case She’ll be so kind as to give him £20  I’ll give him ten pounds and pray do you inclose a bill to Mr Forster by the first post for it or ordr him to pay the money, when I hear you have done so shall order Mewburne to pay you £10,  So pray lett me have a line as soon as conveniently you can,   With all our Service to yr Selfe & family    I am 

      yr Affect. Kinsman & humble Serv.

Mr Jno. Wilkinson Mercht. In Newcastle

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