Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 17 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 17 1710


      I Rec[eive]d yours of the 16 am sorry Mewburne did not call at your house on Tuesday before he left the Town, for there was a Letter inclosed to him for Mr Fenwick who I order’d to send me a Bill for a hundred & odd pounds, having a small sum of money of mine in his hand so by his not calling at your house I’m disappointed & disappointed other that Expected it, pray hire a Messenger to go to Seaton with the inclos’d for tis of Concern

      Should be glad to hear you had gott way leave to your Colliery to your satisfaction

      I perceive there has been a stop of trade Occasioned by the Master’s Combination, but I hope that cannot continue long if Bills cannot be had must content my selfe with moneys in lieu of them, tis Onely the trouble of a journey for Mewburne

      I am your Assured friend to serve you

For Mr Thos Brummell 

Pray send me the Mart[inmas] Rentall & pay the Ballance to Mewburne or send a small Bill for it

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