Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 15 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      15 Xbr 1715

Honest Will

Am Sorry to perceive by your that you have not been well since you left Newby, I hope it will onely prove a Cold, the acct you Send me for the Fines are onely part of them, inclosed I send you a Copy of them all as they have been Recd, I wondr  Corn should be so cheap wth you, for all sorts of grane gives an extraordinary price here, I have a letter from my Servt Mewburn this day who writes me that Mr Reay & his partners are unwilling to receive any moneys from you, by reason you demand a receipt for it, for they send me a bill at the same time for the said sume, they are a long time before they can get In their Receipt, hereafter pay all your moneys to James Mewburn, & he will give you a receipt for it, & shall own it, as paid to my Self, upon the receipt of this letter let me hear from. You, wch I hope may Receive before I begin my journey, wch I design to do the day after Christmas day, I am

      Your assured Friend


be sure faile not to write

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