Letter – Edward Blackett to Nicholas Fenwick – 13 Jan 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jan 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Fenwick
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby the 13 Jannary 1714/5

Mr Fenwick 

      I Recd My Acct wch I find right all but the A1<96s> wch you know I would not take tht price for, so you told my servt you would Refer the price to my self however tht is no great matter as for yr bills I must return you them by my Servt by reason none here will give mony for bills without 3s in the pound at least so by the first post let me know when you will be in cash, & shall send servts over to Receive the whole ballance, for I writ you before I have a great Sum of mony to pay the 2 of Feb,  & I desire it may all be in gold for the Easy bringing it to Newby, upon receipt of yr answer shall ordr my Servt immediately for Newcastle I am 

      Sr Yr Humbe Servt 

Tomorrow I Send a Servt on purpose to York to get yr bill off if I can, though wth some loss

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