Letter – Edward Blackett to Posthumus Smith – 15 Sep 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Sep 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Posthumus Smith
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Sep 15


Am much obligd for the trouble you are pleasd to give your self upon my account am advisd by Councell to Imploy an attorney at Durham who must move for a rule of Court that the <att[orne]y> bill may be tax’d by the Prothonotary otherwayes hel not abate any thing of it so I Designe to send my steward Mr Ward to Durham shortly about this business & shall order him to wait on you & pay w[ha]t you are in Disburse with all our most humble services to yourself & the pretty Lady I am

      S[i]r your obliged humble servt

For Mr Posthumus Smith at his house in the Bayley Thes[e] [presents] Durham

post p[ai]d
Posthumus Smith was registrar to the Dean & Chapter of Durham

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