Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 23 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Hont Will

Yours of the 19th I Recd as also the inclosed from Mr Ward, so I would have you do as he advises, there will a good action lay against Mr Ridley in case he turns the water out of its old course, you must by all means take care to make the best defence possibly you can, & by reason he is so very troublesome it would do mighty well if you could turn the water upon him, wch I doubt am afraid is not to be done, we have a great report here that the highlanders are up & in great numbrs so besure you let me hear by the first post whether there be any such thing or not, I am 

			Your assured Friend
Date between 22 & 26. 23rd used here

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