Letter – Edward Blackett to George Booth – 2 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Booth
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      2 Sepr 1715

My Lord

Since I Recd the favr of your last letter Sr John Delaval has filed a bill in the Exchequer against my self & 40 of my ten[an}ts for the ½ of Seaton Tyth for 16 Years past, neither my self nor ten.ts remembers that [struck out: ‘the tyth was neither p[ai]d nor demand’] that even any of this ½ tyth was either demanded before this or paid, there was a ½ tyth yearly pd to the Earl of Northumberland & none to the Earl Duke of Somerson in his ladys right wch the delavals always farmed, your brother Mr Booth did me the favr to dine wth  me, & designs to be at Dunham on Sunday Seven nights, all this family gives their most humbl Services to your Ldship & family & pray believe always 

	Your Lordships Obedt Humbl Servt

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