Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Lodge – 3 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lodge
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May 3 1710


I have £1500 in the hands of Dr Ward of Yorke so I desire you’ll get me bill for £1000 payable about the 23 of May other bill for £500 payable 20 days after in case you get bills desire they’ll send their servts to receive the money on Fryday morning early, for the Dr can be at home no day but that these fourteen days, otherwise I am afraid shall be forced to send the money by the Carriers. Yr endevaours in this affair will very much oblige sr yr assured friends & faithfull servt

The Revd Mr Lodge
A Henry Lodge was installed as Curate at St.John the Evangelist in Leeds in 1709, & a prebend of Ripon from 1714, (per the Clergy of the Church of England database online)

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