Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 7 Apr 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Brumell					7 April

Sr. you cannot be a Stranger what trouble my Self & friends has had, to get the bills wch. you gave upon Mr. Horton paid, I need Say no more upon that Acct, but inclosed is a letter to my Son Chr. from his friend, [struck out: ‘I take pity of the’] he told my son tht. if he was not Seen Every day at Billingsgate, he should lose Mr. mountagues business, & be ruined for ever so He did not clap him up, I desire you will pay to my Servt. Mewburn about may day or Soonr. if you can the balance of my Acct. & I wish you could get most of the Arrears, wch. has been Standing out long, ag[ains]t that time, I hope you will not take it amiss, that you do not Receive any more of my rents at Winlaton Ldship for I Shall hereafter imploy one of my own Servts, Shall have occation to Send one of my own Servts. to Newcastle betwixt & May day, & then Shall Send you yr. acct., Signd wth. my Service to yr. Self & Mrs Brumell

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