Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 23 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Will

      I rec[eive]d yours by the bearer am sorry to perceive to perceave by the Inclosed that Dodd should be such a Notorious rogue as to Mortgage his land twice be sure you let me know whether it be so or no & whether his land be sufficient to make both the Mortgages good 

When the sap Goes remember to sell me a good Quantity of Wood as much as possibly you can I wonder you should have so <pr> weather with you for we here have never had better at this time of the year Hay is mighty scarce with us yet Corne & Chattell keeps at very good prices let me hear from you assoon as possible in

      I am Your assured freind
Undated but between 19th and 25th March. 23rd used here.

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