Letter – Edward Blackett to Nicholas Ridley – 25 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Ridley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                         							July 25

      I had Answer’d yr Lettr by Saturday nights post but was from home; pray ordr a <foal> draught of a Lease to be drawn & Inclose it to me and after pased shall return it; and then you may gett it Engross’d as also the Counterpart, and shall Execute it  at Newby or Newcastle wch you please, for I designe to be there the lattr end of August or the first Week in Septemb.  Am very glad to hear that you are come to Some Oar, And heartily wish you a good Continuance of it, being Sir yr most Faithful Servt

Mr Alderman Ridley Merct. In Newcastle 

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