Letter – Edward Blackett to Albert Silvertop – 12 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Albert Silvertop
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      12 decr

Mr Silvertop

This day I received answer of my letter which I writ to Capt Liddle upon the acct, the very words of his Letter is that on Wednesday I read the Letter to my Brethren who as well as my Self, would have been very ready to have serv’d you but in the case of Mr Alb[er]t Silvertop we cannot for Ld Scarbrough granted warrants upon Information he received when in this Country & the high Constable took him upon one of those Warrants & he brakeaway from him, I believe it will appear that he has been at least aiding & assisting to the Rebells in furnishing Horses & Arms this is all that he writes concerning you, so I doubt there is no remedy but patience I should be glad to hear from you as often as you can conveniently write I design for London the last week in Decr, I hope to hear from you several times before I begin my Journey I am

      Your assured Friend

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