Letter – Edward Blackett to Albert Silvertop – 21 Jul 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Albert Silvertop
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Mr Albt Silvertop

I perceive you could not get bills that you thought would be punctually paid, you did mighty well not to send any, for had much rather be at the trouble & charge in Sending a Servt for the money, than have bills that would not certainly be punctually paid, I have no occasion at present for moneys, but when I have you shall hear from me, I wd not have you by no means use the tents to be in arrear, for it wd bring them to an ill custom, so a little after the rent day I wd have you press them always for their rents, I am

	Your assur’d fr[ien]d to Serve You

pray let me know how the Colliery goes forwd that belongs to Sr H Lawson I think they call it

Byker Collery
undated but sequenced between 21st July and 1 August. 21st July used here

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