Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 6 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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James 										July 6 1710


      The above said is a Letter which I wrote last post to my Cosen Simson so upon receipt hereof go to her & know whether she has rec[eive]d it or not if not you may read it to her Mr Hargrave is in the right in what he told you about Sr Johns proveing the settlement for I took advice upon that matter be sure you do not open your mouth of it to any one

      I mightily wonder w[ha]t alderman Fenwick designs to do about the ballance of his acct allwayes when you come to town go to Mr Fenwick & know if he can give you a bill tho it be but for £50 go with my service to Alderman Ridley & know if he can give you a bill either for 50 or £100 & give him money for it As likewise my service to Mr Featherston & know if he can give a bill I hope <… …… …..>

      you may acquaint him he may have 2 <sticks> of wood I will give him the one of them & he may pay for the other I shall not dispose or sel any of my lead til I have a good Quantity together & then Mr Featherston shall have the refusal of it & as for the 5 part of Fallowfield mine I will never let it I hope all 5 undertakers will be [struck out: ‘considerable’] great gainers by that Lead mine which I shall be very glad of I[n] case you get a bill Inclose it by Saturday nights post to

      Your assured friend

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