Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 28 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Honest Will

I have ordered Mewburn to go to fallowfield, & compute what the pay will come to, as nigh as possibly he can, & then to consider H Tulips whole Years Rent, & what monys I have at Newcastle, & what these two Sums will come to short in making a clean pay to the 25th March, if Mr Bacon has monys by him, I desire he will lend me as much for 6/m & will pay him in interest for it, if this letter is not Sufficient shall send him my bond for it, so my ordr to you is that in case he lends me the mony, that you pay him out of the next half Years Rent, & consideration for it, & shall take it as a favr wth my Service to him I am

			Yr Friend

I have inclosed a copy of this letter to JM to send to you by a carefull messengr afraid this should miscarry

Mr Dixon

Inclosed is a letter for my Servt Mewburn who will be at fallowf[iel]d on Wednesday next wch I desire you will give him wth your own hands, or send a carefull messengr wth it, I am

				Yr assured f[rien]d
Date is not given, but lies between 28th Feb & 1st March. 28th Feb is assumed here. William Lowes dealt with Westwater estate business for Edward Blackett.

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