Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 6 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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	Newby the 6 Jann: 1714/15

Honest Will

      I perceive by yr letter wch you Writ to my servt tht you design’d to have been at Newby beforre this, but was disappoint by Pattisons not paying his mony, but has promised to pay it about the 12th of Jannuary so besure do not begin yr Journey till you have the mony if he be not as good as his word I wd have you arrest both him & his bondsmen so tht we may set all thing streight when you come to Newby, we have a rept there is great robing so take great [care] how you bring the gold wth you & besure to travell betwixt Sun & Sun, though you make it half a day longr upon yr journey

      Yr assured f[rien]d

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