Letter – Edward Blackett to Nicholas Ridley – 24 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Ridley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir      									Octobr.  24

      I Recd. yrs this day by which I perceive that you have not yet Signed the Counterpart, as you write I am content that you leave two shafts well <timber’d> in my Liberties at the Expiration of the Leases, I desire that my Coz. Wilkinson may be witness when you sign. & wishing you all imaginable Success I am Sir yr most humble servant

For Mr Ald. Ridley Mercht. In Newcastle

My Servt. Mewburne designs for Newby next Week so pray on Saturday give him the Counterpart

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