Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 25 Apr 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Apr 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Apr 25

Honest Will

      I rec[eive]d yours of the 16th Am sorry my Letter did not come to your hands before you parted with the wood monger be sure you sell me what Quantity of wood you possibly can both at brayar wood bank & the Common bank as allso the remainder of the wood which is at Chesterwood I pe[r]ceive Will Barrow a Customary ten[an]t is dead & that he was heir to three small parcells of Customary land if any Customary ten[an]t die & have not a beast better then 40s he must pay 4s in silver assoon as this Letter comes to your hand give a line to 

      Your Assured freind

This is a Copy of my last I hope you sent for the Woodman long b[efore] this should be glad to hear you had sold a Considerable Quantity of wood give acq[uain]t me by a line by the first post 

I can’t prevaile to with the man to come so soon as the beginning of may 

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