Letter – Edward Blackett to Leonard Bentham – 1 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Leonard Bentham
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 1 1710/11

Mr Bentham

      I heartily thank you for your letter of the 26th I have not rec[eive]d a Letter that pleasd me better this many years I wonder the Undertakers does not set on another hearth for they may do at a very little Charge the Axlletree being so very good

      Pray know of Ger[a]rd what bings of Oar he may Judge the severall bargainers may get betwixt the takeing of there bargaine & the 25 of March, I know tis Impossible to be Exact in it but to the best of his Judgm[en]t I shall not faile to let you know when I hear my Nephew will be at Newby

      what you Disburse for your Letters & mine shall be thankfully repayd you by

      Your Assured freind to serve you

For The Revd Mr Bentham At St John Lees nigh

Hexham Northumberland

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