Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 19 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 May 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr                                                        					May 19: 1709

      I Recd yrs of the 14. Am willing to give you £25 a year for Receiving the land & Coales Rents of Winlinton Lordship <provided> You send me a bill for one half years Rents the first of July Payable the first of August, and another bill for the Martinmas Rent the first of January payable the 1st of Febry   Suppose the Land Rents be not so well paid as <you or I> Expect, the Raising of £100 for three months the Intrest is but 30s which <…..  is> no great matter  yr <Sallary> will Allow, I hope this be to yr Satisfaction  Inclosed I Send you a Lettr of Attorney and pray upon the Rent give a line to          yr assured friend & Hum. Servt

Mr Thos  Brumell

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