Letter – Edward Blackett to Albert Silvertop – 29 Apr 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Apr 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Albert Silvertop
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Silvertop							Dt


I perceive by yrs. of the 27th. tht. you offer to pay May day Rent at Lama, & Martinmass Rent at Candlemass, but tht. will not do my business for all my Rents & leases are payable at May day or twenty days after, at Martinmass the Same, in case the ten[an]ts cannot pay their whole Rents Exactly at tht. time tis but your borrowing £200 for 6 months, wch. is but £3- wch you may very well do considering yr. Sallery, so consider well of it & give me an answer to

	yr.   assured Friend


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