Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 27 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Am sorry to remind you [struck out: ‘of your agreem[en]t’] but my occasions requires it, you are in arrears according to our agreem[en]t for May 1710 50: 5: 11 ½  so I Desire youl Either send me a bill for it or pay the sum to Mewburne I much admire you have not send me my Martinmas rentall long ere this pray do it by the first & send me the ballance of that Likewise for since I gave you so Considerable a sallary for receiving so small a rent I Expected our agreem[en]t should have been punctually p[er]formed for you may remember I wrote you upon that in cas[e] you wanted a £100 for 3 months at any terme to p[er]forme our agreem[en]t the Intrest would be but thirty shillings which is a very Inconsiderable sum so if the receiving of my rents be any Inconveniency to you & that for the future you think you cannot punctually Comply w[i]th your agreem[en]t pray acq[uain]t me that I may provide my self I Desire youl give me a full answer to this assoon as possibly you can & youl oblige

      Your assured freind & servt
Recipient not given and undated, but context and previous letter in book to James Mewburn indicates that it must have been to Thoams Brummell on same date, assumed to have been May 27th

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