Letter – Edward Blackett to Robert Fenwick – 7 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Robert Fenwick
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 7


      I returne you by my servt who will be in Newcastle on wednesday morning the bill you gave my servant Mewburn for sixty five pounds it is Dated the 29 July at 10 Dayes date so it cannot possibly be at London til four dayes after it is due I Indo[r]s[e]d & sent it to york but no body would take it for that reason you know there is 3 dayes of grace allowd for bills of Exchange but this comes the day after which looks very Ill I wish the ten pound bill be duely paid pray give my servt Mewburne a bill of your own for or pay him £65 at your Conveniency ten or fiften Dayes after date & youl oblige

      Sr your most humble servt

For Mr Alderm[an] Fenwick Merch[an]t in Newcastle

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