Letter – Edward Blackett to John Wilkinson – 20 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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I do no longer imploy Mr. Brumell in Receiving my Rents at Winlaton I wish you could help me as one tht. would <pay> all the Rent a month after it is due & would allow him £20 a year for his Sallery, my Lord Widderington you know pays the most of the Rent, so there will be but little trouble in Receiving the Sum, pray give me a line in answer & you will oblige

	yr. Assurd Friend & Kinsman
undated but between 20th and 27th May. 20th used here. Recipient unclearf, but from content and later letters appears to have been Sir Edward’s distant cousin (hence ‘kinsman’) John Wilkinson

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