Letter – John Blackett to William Lowes – 7 Feb 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Feb 1714
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Honest Will

My Father orders me to acquaint you that you must raise the mony for the Wood & all arrears & fines as soon as possibly you can <&> pay the mony to Mr. Coulson of Newcastle & not to travell wth. it, for there begins to be much robing upon the road, you Need not come over till my Father is returned to Newby wch. will be about May day we are now at York & Shall continue here the remaining part of the Winter, before we leave this place you shall have timely Notice given you when to come to Newby
Undated but in sequence between others of 6th and 7th February and assumed to be from son John.

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