Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 4 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 4 1710


      I perceive by yours that you have paid Alderman Ramsey £15 when you see him besure you give my service to him Inquire of Mr Alderman Featherstone if he can tel you where you can buy a Cagg of Eas[t] Country Cowecumbers the large Yellow sort & in case a Cag may be had send me it by the first Ripon Carrier in case Alderman Featherstone cant acq[uain]t you then go to Alderman Fenwick & Mr Ridley with my service & know If they can assist you shud have had a letter from me last week but was obligd to be from home let acq[uain]t me whether S[i]r John Delaval goes to London this winter fail not to write by Saturday nights post to

      Your assured freind

If you have got in your Corne I would gladly have your come to Newby for a day or 2 that I may Discourse you about <.... ….> & the sooner you come the better so let me know by Saturday nights post when I may Expect you & Jo Curtiss shall returne with you & I Doubt not Mr Alderm[a]n Fenwick will call a Court at any time to have him bound know of James Clarke w[ha]t Lead I have in the Cellar & whether he has weighd of the 100 peices for my son

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