Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 10 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 10 1710


      I Rec[eive]d yours of the 8th and am very sorry to hear that they have assess’d the ¼ p[ar]t of Winlaton Colliery at £9 p[er] Annum & formerly ‘twas but six & Eight p[ence] if Jno Robinson be Concern’d as I believe he is for Mr Wilkinson he is the onely person to blame for it, for upon a new assessm[en]t care always must be taken to name their own Tenants or who they can confide in for Assessm[en]t & then no Advance of Assessm[en]t is to be fear’d, pray will you see if my Ld Widdringtons part with Mr Andersons be assessed the same, Pray send me Mart[inmas] Accts for the halfe year, do you sign the one & shall Return you the other Executed by

      Your Assured Friend

Mr Tho Brumell att his house in Pilgrim Street in Newcastle

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