Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 29 Dec 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Dec 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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M Brummell 					Newby 29 Decemr

Sr, I desire you will send me a bill as soon as possibly you can payable the first day of February next according to our agreement, but I find you doe not perform it, for you bring me in 16..09.11 ½ in arrear when you are oblidged to go make good all Rents half yearly, and for which reason I gave you soe large a Sallery tho’ could had it don & the Rents upholden much cheaper but haveing allways a perticuler respect for you was the reason that induc’d me to imploy you before any other, Soe I desire if any of them be in arrear you will imediately distrain their goods, for it will be your Loss & not mine.  my Service to Mrs Brummell I am

      Yo assured freind to serve you

<p>s acquaint her, that I <w>ish it was in my power to serve her or hers & doe you read Sr Jno Delavalls letter to her wch he wrote to my Attourny

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