Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 1 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      1 9br-17

I have both writ & told you so often tht I would not have my Rents so Ill pd, tht I doubt I shall be forced to Imploy another to receive thm, I will allow only a month or five weeks at most after ye Rent day, and before you can be well hear another rent will be high due, I will never allow of such payments so upon recept hereof come to Newby tht we may sett the May day Rents straight & will Consider who shall receive the Martin[ma]s Rent for I would as soon have no rents as have thm pd as you have done all long you may Imagine I am not a little Concerned to be dealt wth as I have been all a long, notwithstanding the Tennants hath had the best times payments of their Rents that has been known In the memory of Man I am 

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