Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 20 Mar 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1779
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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J.E. Blackett Esqr N.Castle					Dukesfd 20th. March 1779

I took a ride yesterday to Crook Oak and call’d upon Mr Silvertop’s Tenant there in regard to the part of the Allotment of Bullbeck Common belonging to Sr. Thos. Blackett wch his (Silvertop’s) Tenants has had in possession since that divition and demanded it of him for Sir Thos. He told me that he had no orders f’m Silvertop to give it up, but would acquaint him wth the demand made & let me know in a few days the Answr. he gets – if I do not hear fm him in  Weeks time shall call again & then let you know if Silvertop means to quit it or not 

Im yrs &c IH Jr

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