Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 12 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 12


      I Rec[eive]d yours of the 10th send order Mr Hargrave the Attourney not to fail to write to his Agent above to give an appearance for the severall Ten[an]ts in the Ejectments Read seal & deliver the Inclosed, and acq[ain]t him what great occasion I have for moneys at London upon my son Kitts Acct otherwise I should have been mighty unwilling to have troubled him I have Rec[eive]d two fifty pound bills of him since you sent me the <weighing ….> of the Lead, so that there is now due to me from him as I take it £325.6.3½ and Desire him not to fail to send me a bill by the very next post for £125.6.3½ & the Remainder in a post or two after to Repay a friend who was so kind as to lay down a sum of money for me upon my son Kitts Acct

      I perceive Sr Jno & you has had some discourse about our business, & in case he discourse you againe tell him I do not take notice of it in any of my Letters to you I would have you to inquire by the by of Mr Hall, Harry Green or any other old Ten[an]t if ever they knew any Tythe paid out of Seat[on] Lordship but to the Earl of Northumberland and [or was late to] the Duke of Somersett, who married the heiress, I hope this Letter will come to your hand on Tuesday & you shall hear further from me next post I am Your Assured friend

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