Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 13 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Nov 13

Honest Will

I have writ you 2 or 3 letters lately Concerning Whitsheilds but has rec[eive]d no answer as yet which I wonder at I perceive by a letter from Mewburne that he is offerd above £15 & Expects more rent so in short if your son will give 14 he shall have it so let me hear from you by the first post that neither the ten[an]t nor my self be Disapointed do not offer me a farth[ing] less for Mewburne can have more rent from 2 several men who are very honest & able men Desires to be my tenn[an]ts for that farme I have often times writ you I had rather have your son for my <...> then any o[ther] so if you loos it tis your own fault I rec[eive]d a letter lately from James Hudspeth who I perceive farmes the fulling milne he writes me that In case I will not allow some thing to wards to repairs he will leave her at May day so besure your speak to him that you may have time to provide another tenn[an]t I am

      Your assured friend

let me know in your next what you have done about Hudspeth

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