Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mowbray – 10 Jun 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jun 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mowbray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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H[ones]t Mr Mowbray

I perceive by your of the 4th June, that the undertakers are unwilling to allow me more than 1/8, so I soley refer it to yourself they shall be obliged [struck out: ‘by the lease in case they do not’] constantly to work her, [struck out: ‘that the lease shall be forfeit’d’] if not, the lease to be forfeited, & my Part of lead delivered at Newcastle Formerly I spoke to my Nephew Blacket about Wall Fell, who promised me a lease of it, for what term I pleased, so did likewise my Bro: Blacket in his life time, & if there be any likelihood of fallowfield vein striking into that liberty will get a lease of him when he returns from London, I have had no reckoning wth partners these Severall Years, so I desire that they would adjust their account betwixt [struck out: ‘set all straight amongst’] us, before the commencmt of the new lease, so as soon as you have discoursed the partners pray give me a line to your assured friend to Serve you—
undated, but after 4th June. 10th June used here.

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