Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 12 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                                                                             			May 12

     	I have yrs of the 9th  Really am very willing you should pay Winlinton Rents, three months after they’re due, that is to say, a bill to be sent to me in July payable the 1st August in full for the one half Years Rent another Bill to be sent in January payable the first or second of Febry, for the other half year, you deducting Back half year <what’s> charged upon the Lordship, as also the Half Years sallary, I hope you will not have much trouble In receiving of them by reason there is no acct. to be kept of the  Colliery, I doubt not but my Lord’s Steward will pay you punctually, and if you speak to him will Employ  <sev[e]rall> of the Tenants, for yr troubles  Am willing to give you 20£ year  and if you think it too little shall give you more  so at your leasure pray give a line to 

      yr assured friend and Humble Servt.

Mr Thomas Brumell att his house In Pilgrim Street Newcastle

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