Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 3 Dec 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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							3 Dbr 1713

Honest Will

      I p[er]ceive you cannot with conveniency come to Newby, Soe I would have you to pay what monys you can possibly raise of the Tennants to my Servant Mewburn, or Mr Coulston, who is partner with Mr Reay.   Mewburn designing shortly for Newby soe haveing ordred him to bring what monyes you pay him, along with him.

      Am sure Tennants cannot now complain of the times, for both Cattle, but Corn especially of all Sorts gives a most extravagant price.   faile not to give a line by the very first post to

				Yor assured frd

To Mr Wm Lowes

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