Letter – Edward Blackett to Edward Ridsdale – 17 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Edward Ridsdale
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby Oct 17th 1715


I hope this will find you well at home after the journey, pray acqt me by a line, whither their be any truth of the several Gentlemen being up in Northumberland or not & the names that is reported, as also whither you see Sr John Delavall & w[ha]t Discourse you had with him I wish my Servt Newburn had returnd with you for I have Business with him before I go to York I am Sr your assured Friend & Servt
Recipient un-named, but from context and the subsequent letter to James Mewburn, possibly the lawyers Edward Risdale

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