Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 20 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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							York 20 March 1713/4


I doubt not but you was at fallowfd. by reason I had no letter from you, I have a Commission to Sit in York the first of April, to prove the Contents of the bill I laid against Sr. John he would not Joyne in the Commission by reason he would not be at the charge so it is left Solely to my own commissioners to examine my witnesses so you must not faile to be here on tuesday or wednesday being the two last days of this month of March, & upon the receipt of this letter make it yr. business to discours every tennant what Sr. John or any from him Said to thm. about keeping possestion or turning tennants to him, & to pay me nor my Steward any Rent, take a memorandum in writeing what every tennant Said to you, so you may give Evidence to the Commissn. here, faile not to write me a line by the bearer tht. this came safe to yr. hand, wch. will be a satisfaction to me but in case you Should be from home when [struck out: ‘Mr. Coulson’] the Messenger brings you this letter, faile not assoon as you Receive it go to Newcastle yr. Self & deliver tht. letter into the Post house Shall be uneasy till I hear from you I am
From context James must have been James Mewburn

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