Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 27 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      April 27 

James,

I hope you remember everything I gave you a Charge of at Newby. Desire Mr Qunice to buy me some hay <of> Mr Swinburn of <York> or any other where he can buy the cheapest but be sure it be extraordinary good for I do not know what I may use during my stay. I would not have it sent in till you give him notice. My time of coming to Newcastle may be 15 or 20 days sooner or later. Write me exactly the answer Mr Wilkinson gives you when you desire the stables for 6 or 8 days, as also what other things I order’d you to acqt me. Fail not to wait on Mr Barnes & know whether he Red my Lettr & what he said to you and give a line p Saturday night’s post to yr assured fr.
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