Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 30 Jun 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jun 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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June 30 1715


Am very glad parceval dispatched his business so well, if Sr John does not pay me nigh £15000 pound by the 17 Xbr next, he will be foreclosed & Seaton lordship will be my own,

& faile not to know of J Clark the freeporter the price of lead, for I know neither Mr Fenwick nor Mr Ridley will tell you the price court but always says its cheapr than it is, give my Service to Mr Fenwick & his partner, & acqt them I have 6 or 700 p[ieces] of lead , & if they have occasion, they are at there Service at the price court, you may likewise inquire if Mr Reay & ptners have occasion for any, let me know by the first post what qt & pt bottles are a dousin provided [struck out: ‘they take a 100 dosin’] of one take a good quantity viz Eighty dousin of qts & 20 dousin of pints, if J robinson will not pay to clear to Mr Selbys annuity, [struck out: ‘let him be arrested, & tell him it is my order’], desire Mr Wilkinson that he will ordr him to be arrested & acqt him that it is my reqts & acqt me likewise what sr John says, since he was Served wth ordr for now I hope shall have a short End wth him  I am Your assurd friend

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