Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 20 Aug 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Aug 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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20 Augt 1715


I could not advise you by my last the day you should meet Mr Ridsdale at Newcastle, he was wth me yesterday & set forward for Newcastle this day, he desires you will not faile to meet him on Monday next, about ten a clock in the morning, he lodges at Mr Rapers who keeps a great Tavern on the key side, his business is to Serve Sr John wth the final decree, as also to take in writing what you, & the rest of the tents can say about the tyths, acqt  me whether my Nephew be at Newcastle as also who is the foreman of the Grand jury & whether Mr Heatherstone be at Newcastle or London for Mr Ridsdale has business wth him, I am 

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