Letter – Edward Blackett to Colonel Lawrence – 11 Sep 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Sep 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Colonel Lawrence
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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	Out of the respect I have for Collonel Lawrence Occasions this Letter, I perceive one of your officers at Northalerton named Mr Frank, as the Waggoner Tho: Potter Informs me who carried your own baggage, refused to pay him, & told him, his pay was left wth the post Master of Burrowbridge Soe when he came to demand it, to of the post Master he told him the Officer left only 9s to pay one Carriage wch he pd the Country resents it very Ill, Soe I wou’d advice the post Master of Burrowbridge to discharge it, if not they will make their complaint above  the officer will certainly be Broke, Soe heartilywishing you a good Journey     I am	

	Sr Your Humble Servt

For Collonel Lawrence Wth his Regiment at Darlington

I perceive the mans due is 5s

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