Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Tulip – 6 Jan 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jan 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tulip
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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						York 17 Feby 1713/4

Honest Harry

      This day I Recd. a letter from Mr. Loraine who writes me he has got ten tun, if it is so you may pay him for it, but I will not have it weighd of till Mewburne comes over, let me know by the first post, if Lorain has once gone thorough all the Slags or how much he wants for his contract & mine was that he was to go once thorough all the Slaggs, upon Rect. Of this lettr. the Inclosed to Mr. Loraine
Mr. Loraine had got ten tons of lead from reworking the slags at Fallowfield mill.   It can be deduced from the contents of the letter that Harry is Henry Tulip at Fallowfield.

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