Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 8 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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									April 8th. 1710


      You may perceive by the Inclosd from Mr Thornton who is the Onely Lawyer in this County for procuring considerable Sums of money that I am disappointed, so must Endeavour to Raise it att Newcastle, pray speak to Mr. Ord that I hope he’ll Remember what he promisd me when you were with me, And for his Security shall Either give him good Leases or an Assignment of part of my Daughter Blackets portion which he knows is Charg’d upon her <Lordship>, which he has p[er]us’d & is now in the Custody of my Nephew Davison, I think it were not Amiss if you Spoke likewise to Mr. Douglas, and Lawyer Barnes, if there be Occasion, & lett them know upon what Acct. tis for. You know I am not willing to give more than £5 p. Cent however. I’ll give them a good gratuity provided they’ll Raise the money, pray Satisfy me by a line by the first post if this Lettr. come to your hand and you’ll oblige

      Your Assured friend & Servt.

Mr. Tho. Brumell 	  

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