Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 21 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      This side is a Copy of w[ha]t I wrote you last post as allso Inclosd you a Letter to Wm Armstrong & a note to Harry Tulip to suffer Mr Fenwick to win & Carry away a 100 fother of limestone I hope it Came safe to your hands, I mightily wonder that you did not name the No. of trees that you would have sold to Erwin for the bargaine you did make with him might be a 1000 trees at Least for any thing I know to the Contrary I Designe to have all the p[ar]cells of Wood Numberd in these severall places you mention tho It Cost me some moneys for I will know the Cert[ain] number of trees allways which are sold for am not so very hasty of Disposeing of my wood as to sell all in one lordsh.p

      I long to hear w[ha]t bargaine you have made with the man I hope you’l bind him up to keep it in repaire for as long a time as you think Convenient

      Pray let me know in case this bargaine had gone forward w[ha]t no. of trees I might have remaining in that Lords[hi]p that was valluable I am 

      Your Assured freind

Pray Consider & let me know if the bargain had gone forward w[ha]t no of trees he might have had for his moneys & wt he had sold the Barke for
Recipient not stated but from the topics addressed would seem to have been William Lowes. Undated, but between 20th & 23rd May. 21st used here

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