Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Tulip – 18 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tulip
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Harry

I am very glad to perceive by your letter that Mr Loraine is so very Diligent in the Managem[en]t of my Concernes & I hope he will Continue so I hope hel want no water now so that he may set on dubble shift when he pleases I wish you had given me an acct how the mines are for I heartily wish the undertakers good success I perceive you know of an honest sober fellow for a servt for me so acq[ain]t me the very first post his age whether he be a lusty fellow or not & where he liv’d last & then I will order you by the first post the time when he shall be here & If he prove a Carefull fellow Ile be kind to him so besure you fail not to send write a line by the very first post to

      Your assured friend


For Mr Henry Tulip at fallowfield nigh Hexham Northumberland

I believe you cannot write so get one to write for you assoon as this comes to your hand Acq[ain]t me likewise which of the old workes are
undated but between others of 16th and 18th Oct. 18th is used here.

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