Letter – John Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 31 May 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1709
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Mr Christo Blackett                                                             Ditto

I do here inclose Send you 2 bills of Exchange wch I desire you will Receive & keep the money in your hands till further order, they will be both paid you on Sight one of £5 pound upon Mrs Robinson & one of 12£ upon Mrs Daswood, here is likewise a third bill upon Mr Robt Stephenson £6 pound this bill he must accept & pay you two Months hence, but you must be Sure to go for the money when it is due, on the other Side you have a letter for Mr Stephenson wch you may read & then deliver it him Sealed, you must ask him if he has not orders to accept my bills, if he Says not, desire him to Send the Man who comes wth a bill of £15:5:1 to you & do you accept it for me I Shall take care you Shall have money in your hand to pay the bill, if you Should accept it you must write accepted for the honour of the drawer & your name under it at the Signe of White hart on bread Street hill though I do not question but you will find he has orders to accept, pray let me know the charge of this letter for I will not have you to Loose money by doing me a kindness, pray let me have a line from you & let me know if the £12 & 5 pound bills are paid you on Sight as likewise if Mr Stephenson accepts my bill

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