Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 17 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby Feb 17th 17

	upon the receipt of this Lettr give to mr Wilkinson and give him inclosed lettr from mrs Selby and tell him tht you’ll pay any proportion of her fathers annuity When mr Errington comes to receive it, so receive as much money of mr fenwick as will discharge it, Mr Brummell must make it good to me hereafter all but for one year 

      inclosed I have Sent a receipt for mr Reay and Comy as desired, I am glad you’ve let mr Atkinson his farme at 30ll p[er] ann as allso has relet allon’s farme at 23ll for one year, the acct you give me of the carrage gives me Satisfaction inclosed I have sent you Mr Cuthbertson the Serveors patern of his son’s doing which I like very well, I think he axes too much, how ever I will conceder it and will send my proposal wt I will give 

      If mr Wilkinson be not in the house leve the mr Selbys lettr with his wife I order’d Mr Dixon and harry Tulip to gieve the work people Credit for I could not conveniently make a pay as yet send by the first post a Coppy of the last pay at fallowfield for I cannot find it here acqt me how many year mr Brumel was is arear in not paying mr Selbys annuity for in all his accts he charges it payd half yearly you must mind to take a receipt of mr Errington for my one ½ of the annuity, and mr Wilkinsonwill take a receipt for the other half you must never demand the price of Lead of mr fenwick for they will never tell you Exactly for you be sureall ways with the powest James Clarke will inform you best, know of him who brought the last lead and where it was Shipt

      I am yr Friend


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