Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 31 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 31

Honest Will

I rec[eive]d yours on the 24 & as for the rental of the several Lordships ancient rents & the whitsontide half years rental of the several farmes as also the tythe rental you may send them by a Carefull hand to Newcastle to be Deliverd to Mr Brummel shall have occasion to send a servt to Newcastle in 20 Dayes time & w[he]n he returnes he will bring the rentals w[i]th him Am glad you have let Redpeth tyth tis a good Increase of rent as for bardon Mill will Armstrong is willing to give 40s a year more rent so I am Willing the old ten[an]t should have it I rec[eive]d a bill from Mr Featherstons partner for the £80 you paid him & have given you Credit for it as also for the £22 you paid Jacob Peart when you send the rental let me know the difference betwix the Whitsontide and Martinmas rents

      I am your assured friend

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