Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Brummell – 5 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Brummell
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                    							Janry  5

      I Recd yrs with a bill inclosed for 100 £ which I have given you Credit for, Inclos’d I Returne you my nephew’s Lettr.  I doubt a great many in Newcastle has been loosers by Bowmans  I hope you are none of them, pray Acqt me what they say Mr Forster has lost by him, and how he dealt with him, I would by no means have you to refuse my nephew’s Request in giving Forster leave to draw £100 upon you, for you can be no looser by it and ‘twill be a means to keep you intirely in his favour

      My nephew desired me before I went last to Newcastle that I would speak to Mr Mayor Alderman Ridley and several other of the Aldermen for their Interest for him for the next Election, which accordingly I did and gave him an Acct of it that they all unanimously promised to stand by him with their Interest, but desir’d he would make no Stirr in it till nigher the Election    I am yr Assur’d Friend to Serve you 

Mr Thos. Brummell / Newcastle

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