Letter – Edward Blackett to Lovell Lazenby – 17 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Lovell Lazenby
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                                          						June 17   1709

      I Recd your Lettr which Surprized me very much, I never heard of the name of Mr Edwd. Barnard so could not possibly have any Dealings with him, you should have lett me know what trade he was of, and what Goods I had of him, & when, for I believe yr friend must be a very ill man, that should write you that he found my name in his book, for there is not above <two> men in London that Ever I dealt withall in my time, nor is there any one Gentleman in England of my own Name & Quality but my Selfe, So you may Judge how you are imposed upon, however pray Satisfy me by a line by the post what this Mr Edwd. Barnard was, as also the name of his friend att Scarborough, for I’ll Endeavour to find out the Cheat if possible    I am yr friend & Servt

For   Mr Lovell Lazenby att his House In Scarborough

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