Letter – Edward Blackett to Gerrard Dobson – 4 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Gerrard Dobson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Gerrard Dobson                   						Aug 4

      I Recd. yr proposalls, which I do not at all approve of any of them, nor will I lett a bargain upon my own Judgmt. To any of the Workmen, but what bargain Jacob Peart makes with them, I will confirm, I perceive you want £29.  Let Jacob Peart write me what more Lead you have deliver’d than comes to that Sum, for after my Lead is Sold to the Merchts. I am without my Money for Six Month before I can Receive it, you may acqt. all the Workmen that when they have any proposalls to make they must not trouble me but make them to Jacob Peart, and what he Agrees on shall be the same as if I did it my Selfe, with my Rembrance to Mr Bentham  I am yr assr’d friend

For Gerrard Dobson

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