Letter – Thomas Crawhall to John Erasmus Blackett – 24 Nov 1798

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Nov 1798
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 222
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      Newcastle Novr. 24th 1798


	By Mrs Collingwoods desire I have sent you your Paper, which has come here since you went away.  Mrs Collingwood & the family are all very well, she intends writing to you on Wednesday first, against which time will get a Frank & another for the Sunday following – old John has been ill this Week, but is now a good deal better – There are no Letters come for you since I wrote you – there has been no applications for Lead yet – Mr Mulcaster came to Town today to wait upon Mr Heron about Mr Silvertop’s Agent’s refusing to receive the Rent of him for 1/16 part of a Pasture at Winlaton (now in the occupation of T Robson) but Mr Heron was from home & Mr Mulcaster did not see him.  Mr Mulcaster has desired Robson to pay nothing & in case they distrain upon his goods &c to let him know 

	Mr Hood has received the like Rent on the part of Miss Simpson – Betty Scott continues to sleep in the Office since W. Forster’s Death, ‘ till we know what you wish to be done

	I hope by this time you are a good deal better & remain

		Sir Your very Hble. Servant

			Thomas Crawhall

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