Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 13 Sep 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Sep 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Sept 13

Honest Will

      I perceive by your letter that one Charleton has serv’d a Execution against Geo Dodses goods here is a late act of Parliam[en]t that no Execution shall barr a Landlord of his rent assoon as I get the said act shall Inclose it to you

      I beleive my servt will be at newcastle in 8 or 10 days time so be sure you Inclose a rental of all my Estate that you are concerned in to Mr Brummel Directed for me let all the tennants names be incerted and the names of the land which each of them farmes as also the Ancient rents Rack rents & tythe rents & the farmers names that farmes them Inclose me likewise w[ha]t you are in Arrear for the last martinmas rent & w[ha]t you have paid Upon that acct & to whome I Doubt not but long before this you rec[eive]d all the money that was due to you for the wood you sold before the last fall as allso for acq[uain]t me w[ha]t wood you sold since the sum you sold it for & to whome

      I am glad you have the Country keeping againe provided it be for your own advantage & I hope you are so Wise a man you would not take it upon other termes As for Bardon Mill I have Disposd of it to Willm Armstrong I allwayes lookt upon him to be an honest man & may be very serviceable to me both as to the repairing of the Dams felling of wood etc fail not to give me an acct of all this assoon as possibly you can by the Inclosd to Mr Brummel I am

      Your assured freind

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