letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 3 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 3 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Honest Will    							3 Sept[ember] 1713

      My last to you was of the 20th about 2 horses being Stoole from my friend w[hi]ch are Since found [Struckout: ‘is none too Certaine for they were met going towards Carlile, I wish you could make inquiry after them & you should be gratified to y[ou]r own satisfaction, they belong to Mr Dawney My L[or]d Downes Eldest Son, I doubt not if pains was taken but they may be heard of againe, I’] 

      I perceive Mr Loraine has made 10 tuns of lead so do you pay him for it, & assoon as the harvest is got in, I would have you come over & Set all things Streight, though there be no opposition would [ word obscured: ‘have’?] you by almeans go to the Election & Showt  for a <....>ford, upon Receipt of this letter give me a line

      y[ou]r assured Friend
The last letter to Lowes was on the 27th (undated letter), and the 24th before that

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