Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 9 Dec 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Dec 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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								9 Dber 1713


      I received yours of the 5 and I perceive Harry Tulip has neither paid you nor Mr Coulston any monys; you did very well to write him, as I have done this day again to Will Lowes – to pay you what monys he can possibly raise 

      Its strainge Seaton Tennants shoud refuse to pay their rents for when Sr John went to Yorke I sent Mr Ridsdale to discourse him, & he told him, he would hinder none of them from paying their Rents to me, so I would have you destrain upon John Burn & Anto Oliver, but you must have a very sencible attourny & he must leave notice in writeing at their houses & if they doe not Replivee in 5 dayes you must order the Cunstable to summon 2 or 3 of his Neighbours who must appraise them & then you may lawfully sell them, you may distrain Olivers goods in the name of Sussanna Moor the other will be liable to pay for I have taken advice in it the enclosed I received from Mr. Selby soe show it to Mr Wilkinson & Mr Brummell for I ad<mire> they pay  not the Annuity more punctually.   I am

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