Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 24 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Nov 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby 24 9br [November] 1715


I hope this will find you well after your journey, last post I Recd a letter from Mr Silvertopp, he offers to give undeniable Security both as to my Ld Witheringtons lease & for the receipt of winlinton rents, so I cannot imploy a more proper man provided he has liberty to go abroad & mind his business, so you need not say any thing to the tenants, but in case you have spoke to them ordr them to pay their rents to Mr Silvertop as formerly, I wd have you carry the inclos’d letter to Stella & leave it at his own house in case you do not see him, if you send in your name I know he will be seen by you

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