Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 1 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      1 Janu 1714/5


      I Recd Yrs this morning, & shall give you notice enough before you need come to Newby, & you may make what Stay you will by the way for we can adjourn the commission, as there mey be occasion, but the Soonr it is perfected, the better, these holydays was the reason of the delay, otherwise the commission would have been here before this, upon the receipt this got to mr fenwick & desire him to send me my acct as also the bills for ballance, as soon as possibly he can for have bought a piece of land, wch must be paid for very Shortly, ordr James clark to give you the numbr of ps & weight of the lead & inclose it me, remembr tht me Reay & partnrs owes me 3 or 4 ps of lead, put thm in mind of it tht they may not forget it let me know how mrs Rogrs has her health & if she be wth child& if there be good correspondence betwixt Sr Jno & thm, inquire ho my Cousin Clavering children does , for we have a report they are all dead, wch I hope is not true, read, seal, & deliver, the inclosed [letter of 1 Jan to Fenwick]

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