Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 30 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr 								March 30

      I thank you for hiring a messinger with My Lett to Fallowfield, it came there in Very good time before the Pay was Ended, and I hope Sav’d me Several Arrears which were due to me from the Work people.

      Pray lett  me know by the next post what you mean in saying you heartily wish for many Reasons that the moneys that is to be Rais’d upon Kittys Acct. may be gott in Yorkshire, there is at present due to me out of Sr Jno Delavall’s Estate £13040 with the Accruing Interest yearly of £490 Till the whole sum be paid. the Assign[men]t of this Sum is in my Nephew Davisons hand, Mr Ord did peruse it and Said was Very good security, but however what I have occasion to <use> any great sum of moneys shall give them Land security and that is undeniable, I shall know in a little time whether I shall have the moneys here, would willingly have it from one hand & then the same security serves, I believe Mr. Ord does Rely that I’ll take the Moneys of him. You may remember what he said to me, however I would not have you to Speak to him till you hear further from me. I am 

      your Assured friend & Servt.

Mr. Thos. Brummell

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