Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 9 Mar 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Will            							March 9 

      I writ you of the 2nd and since I heard nothing from you, upon Rect. of this Lettr I’d have you take a view of the wood at Brear Woodbank as also all the rest of my Woods and acqt. me what number of Trees you may cutt down this Spring & what Sum they may come to,  I would have you to cutt down as much as you think you could gett vended, but no more, I shall have a Pay at Fallowfield Shortly, and have ord’d Jacob by this post to give you notice when he designs it shall be that you may not fail to pay him £50  I hope you have Rec’d that Sum of those that are Indebted to you & before that lett me know what the wood may be worth that’s left uncutt at Chesterwood, as also the wood at Brearwood Bank for I design to make a great fall this Spring

I am yr Ass’d friend

Mr Will. Lowes at Ridley Hall
Briarwood Banks is now an SSSI on the River Allen

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