Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 3 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Newby July 3d 1710

Honest Will

The above saide is a Coppy of my last upon the receipt of this letter send to all the bailifs in the several manners & order them to send you an Exact list of all the tennants names w[ha]t rent they pay & for w[ha]t place Firstly Writ & the bailifs name at the bottom of the rental & do you incude their rentel with one from your self with the farmers names & the rent they pay & for what place Jacob Peart will want money for paying for leading the slaits which do you pay when he has Occasion & take his receipt for it upon the receipt of this letter give me a line too

      Your assured friend

it is so long since I had a rental of you a recent tennancy that all their Christian names are changed

Aug[us]t 24

The above said is w[ha]t I wrote the 3d of July I wonder very much you have not Inclosd now all the <ancient> tennants names and rents as allso the names of the rest of my tennants their farmes & rents as allso the names of tennants that farmes the tythes & their rents be shure you fail not to send thes[e] rentals in a post or two

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