Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 29 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 29 1710/11

Honest Will

      I rec[eive]d yours on the 22d Jacob Peart has no orders to receive all the moneys in your hand till a day or 2 before there be a pay & I hope much Less will pay w[ha]t Ime Indebted to the Workemen & then I would have you to come to Newby that we may set all things to rights both for wood Rents &c I don’t beleive there will be a pay til March for I p[er]ceive there is a great Quantity of waste ore to be smelted have writ to Jacob this post to let me know w[ha]t moneys he has rec[eive]d of you & how he has Disbursd it for Except the repaireing of Fallowfeild house & some small sum to Mr Loraine I don’t what occasion he had for more upon my Acc[oun]t for the Workemen has allwayes Cr[edit] of Hen Tulip for Corne write me by the very first post w[ha]t moneys you have paid Jacob and the days of the month when

      If Will Armstrong has sold his Manor which should have been <lade> on the ground contrary to the Custome of the Mannor he must make the tenn[ant]s satisfaction I have some household stuff at Fallowfeild which I would Dispose of as Linnen vis Napkins towels <&> sheet 2 downe beds Puter brasse etc In case I could get a good price for them rather then bring them home so give me your opinion whether it is better to bring them home or Dispose of them there I am

      Your assured freind

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