letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 13 Aug 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 13 Aug 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Honest Will      						Newby   13 Aug[us]t 1713

I perceive by y[ou]rs of the 3 & 7th that you have paid Mr Coulson two hundred pounds w[hi]ch you did mightly well in, Should be glad to hear you had made an absulate End <n..> that Idle fellow Greenwell, I hope then next will give me an Account of it, I do not in the least question y[ou]r Judgem[en]t in makeing the Dams as Substantiall as possible could be, & I hope they will have the desired Effect, w[hi]ch would be a great Satisfaction So let me know in y[ou]r Next if the tennants that farms the Tyths did not pay their Rent at Lammas day or a day or two after, if they did not hope you allowed them no assesments

      y[ou]r assured Friend

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