Letter – Edward Blackett to Unknown – 23 Jun 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jun 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Unknown
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      23 June 1714


I reced yors by Scotch Jenny, I perceive Mr Goulton, has made a Friendly end wth  Mr Malwerer abt the Light Horse, he has given him Soe many Guineas in hand, & is.to pay him £4 a Year for every Year they Muster, wch I take to to be a very good end I know I might have obliged them to have payd more moneys in hand, but considering the £4 a year when they Muster, to be pd wthout trouble, does well satisfie me, I shall have occasion for moneys before Topcliffe Fair, Soe what you can spare send Luke Crawford over wth it, & let him bring a samon freshly taken, & the remainder of the rents if you come to Topcliffe Fair we will sett all things straight for I refrane to goe to the Bath abt the latter end of July, & shall be away for some time

wth my kinde respects to yorself & wife & Family

I am Yor assured

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