Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 6 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      6 Octobr

Hont Will

I hope you Recd mine of the 22th as also one inclosd from Mr Ward, I have discoursed Severall in this contrey that the River does their ground a prejudice & they can find nothing so proper for the saving of their ground as setting of Willows in great plenty, so I wd have you by all means to follow their directions, I have Several times writ you to the same purpose, the best time of setting of them will be the latter End of march, I design God willing this winter for londn, & to return by the bath, where I Recd very much benefit last year, now the weather is good I wd very gladly see you at Newby that we may set all things straight, I doubt not but you have got all your harv[es]t Inn long Eer this, so the sooner you come the better, wth my humbl Service to Mr Bacon when you see him I am

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