Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 13 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr							Newby 13 Apr. 1710

      I perceive by yours that mony’s cannot be had at Newcastle less than five and a half, soe must consent to give it, I doubt the whole £1500 cannot be raised from one man, I hope Mr. Barnes in a little time will be able to tell you whether the whole sum may be depended upon or not - I writ to the Lawyer by this post 

      I wish you could get an understanding man to goe up next week with Mewburn to vallue all my woods for I am advised by all means not to sell any till I have a right valluation of them soe if you can help me to such a man, As I may depend upon, he shall be gratified to his own Satisfaction, pray charge the postadge of all the letters you send to my account, I am your humb[le] Servt.

      lett me know whether <Sorsbie> be Recovered of the <Smallpx>

Mr Brummell

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